Confused about storing arrays in a custom property

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Tue Aug 23 17:28:54 EDT 2011


Oh right. I should read up before one hand typing something. :-) 

Bob


On Aug 23, 2011, at 2:20 PM, Pete wrote:

> Turns out there's an sqlite parameter that controls the max length
> (SQLITE_MAX_LENGTH) - its default is 1 billion so I think I'm safe storing
> encoded array information!
> 
> You might be thinking of the mySQL CHAR data type size limit which is 255.
> 
> Pete
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> 
> 
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 1:54 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
> 
>> 255 if i am not mistaken. Larger and you need to use blobs
>> 
>> bob
>> 
>> On Aug 23, 2011, at 12:46 PM, Pete wrote:
>> 
>>> Good point Jan, I will check on the max size of a TEXT column in sqlite
>>> Pete
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>>> On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 12:22 PM, Jan Schenkel <janschenkel at yahoo.com
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Glad it helped - as for storing in a CLOB, that's just the database I
>> use
>>>> at the day-job, which makes a distinction between CLOB and BLOB for
>> schema
>>>> definition :-)
>>>> It always depends on the size of the data, and some RDBMS's can be a bit
>>>> fussy about the data definition and the supported size.
>>>> 
>>>> Jan Schenkel.
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>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: Pete <pete at mollysrevenge.com>
>>>> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
>>>> Cc:
>>>> Sent: Monday, August 22, 2011 11:30 PM
>>>> Subject: Re: Confused about storing arrays in a custom property
>>>> 
>>>> Hi Jan,
>>>> The base64Encode worked great, thanks for the tip!  I didn't need to
>> store
>>>> it as a CLOB type actually, just as regular text.
>>>> Pete
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