Dan Bolser wrote:
For What It's Worth...
> Naturally I followed that link, but was unable to understand (or piece
> together) the information there in.
> Storage Requirements for String Types:
> (or maximum length of BLOB types for dummies)
Not exactly -- "storage requirements" include the DB overhead
characters so, for instance, the max *usable* size of
> TINYBLOB (or TINYTEXT) = 1+(2^ 8) = 257 characters
is 255 bytes.
> Does that answer my question?
For ~1000 characters you'll need a TEXT field.
> I think it does, but I am not sure. Seems strange not to have this
> information at the very begining of the cited page.
I'd have probably put it there in plain English (and numbers) too,
but no one asked me :-)
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