At 03:36 PM 2003-07-18 +1000, you wrote: >>Why an unsigned int, instead of simply int? > >One virtually never has negative values in an identity column. By using >an unsigned int instead of an int, you're effectively doubling the >number of values a column can have. HA! That's pretty clever. I wouldn't have thought of it. Cool. -- Frank Marion lists at frankmarion.com Keep the signal high.