On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 10:14:39PM -0400, Byron Nikolaidis wrote:
> If you want a specific order based on the time, you could add a timestamp
> field to the table that would default to the current time when the record
> was inserted (see create table...default...) . Then you can "order by" on
> the timestamp, either ascending or descending if desired.
That's exactly right. Most tables I deal with contain at least a
timestamp field and a creator field (aka the source of the data). In
general, if you think you'll need it, then you should store it.
Storage space is realitively cheap.
Philip Edelbrock -- IS Manager -- Edge Design, Corvallis, OR
phil(at)netroedge(dot)com -- http://www.netroedge.com/~phil
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