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treat a null as a blank

French translation: interprétez un caractère nul comme un blanc

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08:18 Jun 10, 2001
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: treat a null as a blank
Some databases treat a null as a blank
Raietu
French translation:interprétez un caractère nul comme un blanc
Explanation:
treat = considérer ou interpréter.
In the context of a database which is an automatic data processing program, the program reads the zero and makes a decision as to how to process this information
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Summary of answers provided
nanul is not null
Dave Simons
nainterprétez un caractère nul comme un blancAlain R
natraiter un null comme un espace blanc
Lisanne
na...les (valeurs/états etc.) Null comme un espacelaniti


  

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29 mins
...les (valeurs/états etc.) Null comme un espace


Explanation:

NB. Microsoft préfère "blanc" à "espace"


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31 mins
traiter un null comme un espace blanc


Explanation:
Quelques bases de données traitent un null comme un espace blanc.

Take a look at the following passage on a website:
... NULL à la fin d'un tableau de caractères. (sauf cin qui transforme le "blanc" (espace)en NULL). #include <iostream.h> void main() { char tableau[] = { 'b','o ...



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35 mins
interprétez un caractère nul comme un blanc


Explanation:
treat = considérer ou interpréter.
In the context of a database which is an automatic data processing program, the program reads the zero and makes a decision as to how to process this information


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Alain R
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2 days 3 hrs
nul is not null


Explanation:
In computer-speak "nul" is the character represented by ascii code 0
"null", in the case of a database, is the absence of data in a field (normally you can specify whether a column accepts empty fields or not).

It is incorrect to use the term nul in this case, even if it is good French. Sorry.


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