Subject RE: [Firebird-Architect] Re: Record Encoding
Author Svend Meyland Nicolaisen
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of Jim Starkey
> Sent: 16. maj 2005 16:18
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> Subject: Re: [Firebird-Architect] Re: Record Encoding
> Svend Meyland Nicolaisen wrote:
> >I totally agree. But I suspect that in most cases the database
> >developer knows whether th data of a specific blob column can be
> >compressed or not. So I see no reason why it shouldn't be up to the
> >database developer to specify whether the BLOB data of a
> column should be compressed or not.
> >
> >
> >
> I think we had pretty much agreed that someone who wanted to
> do blob seeks could request that blobs be stored
> non-compressed. It isn't much of stretch to let people
> specify the same option for other purposes.

No that's true. Maybe somebody ought to make a summary of the conclusions
which have been made in this thread so far. :-)