On 9/17/07, Martijn Tonies <m.tonies@stripped> wrote:
> > Do you have any comments about this approach?
> > What could possibly go very bad about relying on
> > this usage of the COMMENT?
> Yes, in different storage engines, different stuff is returned.
> For example, in InnoDB, what you get returned from
> SHOW FULL COLUMNS is not what you stored in the
> "Comment" part.
I currently use MyISAM, but I just tried a simple
create(InnoDB)/show full columns from/ and
it actually does return the JSON strings I put in.
> In short, I would say that the use of COMMENT isn't what
> it actually does.
No arguing here.
Thanks for you comment.