Thoughts on BLOBs in SQLite

jonathandlynch at jonathandlynch at
Thu Aug 24 12:22:56 EDT 2017

The advantage comes if you are displaying the image through a web browser - you can put in the URL for the image and let the webview handle concurrent image loading.

I still went the other way, for other reasons, but that is one of the advantages.

The other is database file size.

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> On Aug 24, 2017, at 10:56 AM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> Tom Glod wrote:
>    so I base encode the binary variable and then save it in a text field in
>    table. no problems and no bs ever.
> Others do this also. I'm curious from an "uber architecture" point of view, what pros there are to keeping the image data in a base encoded form in the data base versus just keeping a file.jpg on disk?
> BR
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