Re: History behind 30 character name limit?
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2008 11:24:00 -0800 (PST)
On Mar 6, 1:57 pm, ricfor..._at_yahoo.co.uk wrote:
> > Because "30 characters ought to be enough for anybody"...
> > C.
> When you consider they had to use the char datatype from version 2 up
> to (I think) 5 that limit was probably pretty reasonable...
The old CHAR datatype in Oracle 5 was variable-length and pretty similar to the VARCHAR2 we have now. imp/exp and migration utilities converted v5 CHAR to VARCHAR2.
I'm very glad we still have a 30-character limit. Received on Sat Mar 08 2008 - 13:24:00 CST