someone anonymous wrote:
> Nick May wrote:
> > I am just curious as to the minimum field size I need to specify in a
> > database to hold a legal keitai email address.
> > Users having control of them, and the spam problem, leads to some wierd
> > and wonderful addresses.
> > Also curious for formatting on a printout, etc etc.
> > Nothing crucial hangs on it, I just like to save bytes where I can. (I
> > learned on a ZX80 - it's a deeply ingrained habit)
> May I suggest using the "variable character" type? :)
VARCHAR types still have a maximum length; they just don't require
blank-padding of shorter strings.
Received on Mon Aug 4 23:10:25 2003