New custom fields proposal

Gervase Markham gerv at
Sat Apr 12 06:42:49 UTC 2003

> Why 32K?  A "text" column, which would be the natural choice for a "long,
> but not TOO long" string, has a maximum length 64K characters.  Did you have
> some other column type in mind, or did you misremember the maximum size of a
> "text" column?  Or did you mean to restrict the size for other reasons?

The second one :-) My point, indirectly, was that we have a bug open on 
reducing the number of mediumtexts in Bugzilla in favour of texts.


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