On Thu, 25 Apr 2002, John Holmes wrote:
> I'd recommend putting your validation and formatting together, too. I
> hate it when some people enter names into my database in all caps, and
> some all lowercase. So in my validation routine, I make sure that the
> name is only letters, (except for a possible ' for last names like
> O'Reilly), and then do the formatting by making just the first letter
> uppercase. 

Some names (certain Dutch surnames come to mind) aren't spelled with an
initial cap.

> Same thing for phone numbers and social security numbers for example.
> You can validate and accept the input in a variety of formats, but have
> the validation routine return them in a common format to insert into the
> database. 



PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/)
To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php

Reply via email to