Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Suppress whitespace in transmit buffers
Author Jason Wharton
>In my view removing whitespace is different than compression. Especially
>since in InterBase it isn't "white". I noticed that with VARCHAR columns
>that if I use a random fill pattern in the unused bytes that they come back
>verbatim. This was my first clue that InterBase was not trimming whitespace
>out of the network packets.

This observation is also an indicator that much more efficient usage of disk
space could be accomplished by storing the record buffers on disk with
whitespace trimmed out....

Jason Wharton
CPS - Mesa AZ

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