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From:Jim Starkey Date:October 17 2008 5:02pm
Subject:[Fwd: Re: [Drizzle-discuss] MYSQL_TYPE_YEAR]
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It has been gone for a while :)

On Oct 17, 2008, at 9:38 AM, Jim Starkey wrote:

> <vent>
> If drizzle has not already done so, may I suggest that the YEAR  
> datatype be ripped out?  There are actually two representations --  
> YEAR(2) and YEAR(4) -- with different semantics.  The only  
> conceivable purge of this idiocy is to save a byte on disk using  
> different compressions of the actual year.  I wasn't aware that  
> anything dumber than tiny blobs and three byte binary existed, but  
> there you have it.
> </vent>
Brian "Krow" Aker, brian at
Seattle, Washington                     <-- Me                <-- Software
You can't grep a dead tree.

Jim Starkey
President, NimbusDB, Inc.
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[Fwd: Re: [Drizzle-discuss] MYSQL_TYPE_YEAR]Jim Starkey17 Oct