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Re: wrong information about unlimied size of text field?

From: Hubert depesz Lubaczewski <depesz(at)depesz(dot)pl>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: wrong information about unlimied size of text field?
Date: 2002-09-04 16:50:03
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On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 08:55:37PM +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > according to what i know, where is a limit for up to 2gigabytes of data
> > in text fields (according to c.h).
> > this limit is of course very big, but i belive it should be mentioned in
> > datatype.sgml instead of saying:
> If you continue reading you will find
> which seems to be the information you are looking for.

o.k. now i know it for sure. but what about others who just stumble on
"unlimited length", and just *dont* read further? why put such a false
statement in our docs?

depesz

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hubert depesz lubaczewski                          http://www.depesz.pl/
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