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Re: varchar vs char vs text

From: "Brett W(dot) McCoy" <bmccoy(at)chapelperilous(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Singer Wang <swang(at)cs(dot)dal(dot)ca>, <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: varchar vs char vs text
Date: 2002-02-12 22:44:41
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.43.0202121744230.5462-100000@chapelperilous.net (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Tom Lane wrote:

> > I'd go with text.  It's not SQL92, though.
>
> Check.
>
> > varchar is technically supposed to have a limit of 255,
>
> Certainly not; the spec says

I sit corrected. :-)

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