Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Database names: Hair trigger
Author Jim Starkey
At 09:25 PM 5/5/00 -0700, Bill Karwin wrote:
>Helen Borrie wrote:
>> I hope nobody really seriously thinks we should deprecate blobs.
>I guess we could only treat Blob subtype text as a string. And
>"treating as a string" means merely allowing literal string values in
>insert (assignment) and comparison.
>This would be the first time AFAIK that the _server_ cares about the
>Blob subtype. It is currently advisory only, for clients to identify
>different Blob subtypes for display purposes.

It cares when selecting an appropriate filter, for example, blr gook
to string.

Jim Starkey