String lengths in the SQL backend

Phil Longstaff plongstaff at
Wed Nov 12 11:48:35 EST 2008

On November 12, 2008 11:22:34 am Donald Allen wrote:
> Why is mysql an issue? I thought the backend was going to be sqlite3?
> Perhaps you are doing a generic sql layer, designed to talk any one of
> many target databases, or the specific target database has changed?

It uses a library which supports multiple databases.  Sqlite3 is the default, 
but mysql and postgresql will also be supported.  With not too much extra 
work, other databases could also be supported, but they are not on the list 
for the first release.


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