Subject Re: [firebird-support] Blob Compression
Author Martijn Tonies

> We need to automatically compress and decompress large text blobs as
> they are written to and read from the database. I believe this can be
> done with a filter but I do not know how to write or impliment it. If
> anyone has some sample code, a link, or knows where there might be a
> good tutorial it would be greatly appreciated.

Filters only work if you explicitly tell the server to fetch blobs
for a specific filter.

Some client component sets understand this, but it's not an easy

It would be far easier to do this on the client side.

Martijn Tonies
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