Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Computed Column Exception Handling
Author Martijn Tonies
> > No offence, but you created this can of worms yourself.
> >
> > I don't know what the "QTY" field means, but what if the user
> > enters "12 dozen", cause they can?
> Heheheh...yeah, I'm just a big softy when it comes to their requests.
> I would hope that in that case they'd had the sense to be using a
> price per dozen. Apparently the different suppliers they use quote in
> all sorts of quantities and I want to allow the printed orders to show
> the units they were quoted on. I take your point tho. :)

Wouldn't it be easier to let them enter a quantity and a unit instead
of 1 field with both items? This would also be a better database design,
given that 1 column should store 1 type of values only.

Martijn Tonies
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