Subject RE: [ib-support] OID: Double or String?
Author Leyne, Sean

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Guillermo Najar-Arreola [mailto:gnajar@...]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2002 4:22 PM
> To:
> Subject: [ib-support] OID: Double or String?
> Hi,
> I'm planning how am I going to implement OIDs for any of my apps using
> Firebird. I was thinking on strings since I have customers
> with laptops that
> download their information to a central server and I want to
> prefix the OID
> comming from each computer so I don't have conflicts with
> OIDs generated in
> the central server. For Interbase, what data type is more
> efficient for primary keys ? double or string?