|Subject||Re: Firebird 2.1.x and SUBSTRING|
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Helen Borrie <helebor@...> wrote:
>Thank you. I'm always curious about the rational behind "breaking" code changes.
> You have correctly observed the change which, AFAIU, was done in the interests first of standards compliance along with other factors like the size limit for strings, the enablement of internal functions (including string functions) that came with 2.1 and the application of many of these string functions to work with subtype 1 blobs.
> If you want a fuller run-down of the rationale for the change, please ask on firebird-devel.