[Chicago-talk] detecting whether a scalar is number or a string.

richard at rushlogistics.com richard at rushlogistics.com
Mon Jul 7 04:23:07 PDT 2008

Good point. Ill address it with the DB administrator. Thanks again
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-----Original Message-----
From: Andy Lester <andy at petdance.com>

Date: Sun, 6 Jul 2008 21:06:03 
To: Chicago.pm chatter<chicago-talk at pm.org>
Subject: Re: [Chicago-talk] detecting whether a scalar is number or a string.

On Jul 6, 2008, at 9:04 PM, Richard Reina wrote:

> Thanks so much for the response.  It's just a one time use, throw  
> away script to validate data before it gets entered into a table.  I  
> will try your "low tech" way and if it works for me I am going to  
> run with it.

Doesn't the database have validation on it, then?  Why not let the DB  
do that part of the job?

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