View Poll Results: ENUM type columns, or Normal Columns with a Lookup table for a set # of values?
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ENUM Type Column with a function or script to extract the values into a SELECT menu in a form
A normal column with all the values stored separately, with a lookup table column in a different table.
Jul 18, 2001, 20:04 #1
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Poll: ENUM Type columns or a normal column and a lookup table?
I wanted to get some of your opinions...is it better to store a set number of values (less than 64 000) in an ENUM type column and extract the values into a webpage form using some function or script, or to store all the values separately in a column, and then have a lookup table for the values? Any and all responses are welcome and appreciated!!