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Message Posted: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 @ 08:57:45 GMT

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Subj:   Re: Retailers only---GTIN length changes
From:   Dieter Nöth

Anomy Anom wrote:

  I'm not sure an 8 byte integer would help, although I am in favor of having one. An 8 byte decimal could probably suffice.  

A decimal with more than 9 significant digits is stored as a 8 byte integer, so there's already a bigint used internally. Using decimal(18,0) comes close to the value range of a bigint.


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