Re: SQL Humor

From: AK <AK_TIREDOFSPAM_at_hotmail.COM>
Date: 19 Aug 2005 10:22:41 -0700
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>> You have varchar2 limited to 4000 bytes.
Then you have text to cover 4K to 2G range. Then you have to rely on some other option to be able store data bigger than 2G (split it into chunks in your application????).

If you suggested such a design to programmic language community, you would be laughed at.

oh really? then how comes C# has 8 types to store integers only, not counting decimal type? Is it funny too?

>> In fact, those ugly length
limited datatypes are just artifacts of the early SQL days, <<

on the contrary, it is a very powerful tool in enforsing data integrity Received on Fri Aug 19 2005 - 19:22:41 CEST

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