|Subject||Re: [firebird-support] Re: MySQL Enum type?|
> >> Luckily, it does not :-)I'm not sure -- but I think it (used to?) allows you to insert numeric
> > Why is that a good thing?
> Because it is a kludge. MySQL does not have constraints and this is
> just a cheesy way of implementing them in a very limited way.
values beyond the ENUM boundaries.
Anyway, the engine returns them as strings, that's true. Beyond that,
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