Archibald Zimonyi wrote:
> I'm trying to find a datatype that can contain more then 255 chars.
> So far in MySql I've only found the char and varchar datatypes that can
> contain any larger amount of text. My problem is that I might add whole
> essays into a field.
> Another problem is that it should follow the ANSI-SQL standard so I'm
> working on a number of other databases as well. Can anyone give me an
> idea on what to do?
Try looking in the manual.
Both text and blob types can be very large.