Re: Use IDs or strings?

Ed Prochak wrote:
On Dec 1, 10:07 am, paul c <toledobythe...@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
Ed Prochak wrote:


Are these IDs known to users?
If the answer to either of these is yes, then use the IDs.
If they are useful (pertinent if you like), they will become known. The
only decision to make about such ID's is whether they have a pertinent
use in one of the applications.

Applications are not the users I was referring to. Applications (code)
are part of the system and must therefore have access to such ID's.
But that's not relevant to the original question.

Alright, to be pedantic, if they are useful to users they will become known by users.