Subject Re: [IBO] IBO change-over
Author Paul Schmidt

On 2 May 2001, at 7:43, Daniel Bertin wrote:

> one more question, since there is no boolean type, and I need to
> create a domain, is it better to have a char Y,N, or integer 1,0 to
> accomodate the use of checkboxes and boolean flags used in my
> application?
> are there advantages of one over the other method??

I think it's mostly a matter of taste. I prefer to use 0 for false
and 1 for true in a SmallInt (16bit). Simply because it's language
independant, it case independant and it's a computable value.


Paul Schmidt,
Tricat Technologies
Email: paul@...