Subject Re: [ib-support] Space...
Author Ivan Prenosil
> From: Vinicius <yakkoo@...>
> I am duing a database that will store many data of a hardware, and I need
> many fields with 8 bits of size with one, i can use the smallint that i will
> use 2 times the size of my real size that i need or i can use a char[1] to
> use just 1 byte, but the char[1] just armazen from 1 to 255 don't use 0 or
> 256 so how can i use them?
> I need one field from 0 - 255 or 1 - 256 thanks for any help.

Character set OCTETS is for storing binary data/strings;
i.e. characters with ordinal value from 0 to 255.