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From Mike Carey <dtab...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: String to int conversion
Date Fri, 09 Jun 2017 14:14:33 GMT
+1

We should also add some functions that go between types w/o 
string-ifying (I feel like we're missing some of those paths based on 
vague memories from past use cases).


On 6/8/17 9:32 PM, Yingyi Bu wrote:
> I couldn't find the doc neither. Yes, we should add a section in builtin
> functions called "constructor functions".
>
> Best,
> Yingyi
>
> On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 9:03 PM, Steven Jacobs <sjaco002@ucr.edu> wrote:
>
>> Thanks! Is this mentioned somewhere in the docs? If not we should probably
>> add it.
>> Steven
>> On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 8:58 PM Yingyi Bu <buyingyi@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Every type has a string constructor, e.g.,
>>>
>>> bigint("123")
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Yingyi
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at 8:47 PM, Steven Jacobs <sjaco002@ucr.edu> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> Does SQLPP offer any way to convert strings to ints? I can't see
>> anything
>>>> in the documentation. Twitter data gives timestamps as a string
>>>> representing the unix time in milliseconds, so we need some way to
>> change
>>>> this to an int in order to use datetime_from_unix_time_in_ms
>>>>
>>>> Steven
>>>>


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