Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Re: Record Encoding
Author Jim Starkey
Slavomir Skopalik wrote:

>I think, that seek can be performed on compressed data.
>It is litle complicated but possible:
>First will be offset map and follow by compressed segments.
>But I think that is not need have this features.
I think the way to handle it is to throw an exception "unsupported" on
blob seek. If there is a need and somebody wants to get creative down
the road, something can be worked out.

This does beg the question of where a blob format should be stored as a
prefix on the blob itself.


Jim Starkey
Netfrastructure, Inc.
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