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From:Paul DuBois Date:November 26 2004 4:45pm
Subject:Re: binary column type
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At 2:52 -0800 11/26/04, Chenri J wrote:
>What is 'binary' in column type stand for?
>is it describe how the data is stored (in biner value)?
>what do we want use it for?
>- encryption ?
>- space efficiency ?
>- fast index ?
>- or ....?
>
>
>I've searched the mysql manual but didn't find any clue about it
>thanks for your help before.

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/BINARY_VARBINARY.html

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