[wp-hackers] Storing IP's in the DB

Ozh ozh at planetozh.com
Thu Apr 30 13:49:22 GMT 2009

Hey peeps

I've read that it's better & faster to store IP as integers instead of
strings, and then using INET_ATON / INET_NTOA functions to convert
(the argument being that MySQL is faster with numbers than with

Any reason why WP is not doing this?

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