For mysql, it's better to use int and then store it in cents (or micros) so you can use all integer operations instead of float ones.
On 6/11/09, Shawn McKenzie <nos...@mckenzies.net> wrote: > revDAVE wrote: >> Php - MySQL - newbie question >> >> - Field type for american money - int(11) seems to work fine >> >> - but also I tried decimal(10,2) >> >> Is one a better choice than another for american money usage? >> >> >> -- >> Thanks - RevDave >> Cool @ hosting4days . com >> [db-lists 09] >> >> >> > > If you are only interested in round dollar amounts then int should work > fine ;-) If you expect any fractions of a dollar (as I suspect you > will), such as 19.95 then use decimal. > > -- > Thanks! > -Shawn > http://www.spidean.com > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php