|Re: Leading Zeros?|
|Justin Time (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
16 Feb 2005 05:22:56 -0800
Suppression of leading zeroes in a number stored electronically was a|
design decision made at the initial concept meetings for the package.
As far as convention, again it's a choice. If you specify a string,
which is how numbers are stored and referenced in most programs as
variable length, then you will use less storage to hold a number.
As an example, if you have a right justified field that holds 15
There are several different ways to handle a variable length number in
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