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Re: User defined types -- Social Security number...

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Greg Patnude <gpatnude(at)hotmail(dot)com>, pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: User defined types -- Social Security number...
Date: 2004-02-28 16:18:53
Message-ID: 200402281618.i1SGIrp28893@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Josh Berkus wrote:
> Greg,
> 
> > Anyone have a good pre-built user-defined type definition for creating /
> > maintaining / manipulating a SSN ... where valid chars are in the range
> > 000-00-0000 through 999-99-9999.
> 
> Actually, the range is more narrowly defined than that.  I'm not sure of the 
> exact rules, but you will never see a leading 0 or a -00- in an SSN.

Actually I know someone who's SSN starts as 003.

Agreed on the DOMAIN suggestion.

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