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GeneralImposing data type and length restrictions at the database level is stupid! Pin
5teveH27-Aug-21 2:26
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raddevus27-Aug-21 4:44
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Donathan Hutchings wrote:
Everything and I mean everything would be put into that table. "Easy Peasy" right? What a nightmare that was.

Yep, I've seen the same thing. It's one of those ideas that for like 10 seconds seems like the Greatest Idea Ever!!! Then, for the years afterward it is the most terrible thing ever.
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