Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Thu Aug 24 10:34:48 EDT 2017

Ahhh yes. I remember the first time Hypercard corrupted one of my stacks. It was like learning my girlfriend cheated on me for the first time. And then to discover that Hypercard was going to regularly corrupt my stacks was like learning she was a prostitute in her spare time! The disappointment was palpable. 

Bob S

> On Aug 23, 2017, at 19:07 , Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> "Each time you delete a card, background, field, or button, the space
>  it occupied stays in the stack as unusable space called free space.
>  As you work on a stack, it can accumulate a substantial amount of
>  free space -- and the more free space a stack has, the slower it
>  runs and the larger it is. There's also a better chance that your
>  stack will become corrupted (meaning unusable) if you let the free
>  space get out of hand."
> Al

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