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== Required Phrases ==
== Required Phrases ==

Revision as of 15:42, 10 January 2007


This is a very simple type of metadata field, which is used as a basis for several others.

It stores a string of text. The maximum possible length of the string is 255 bytes.

Note that 255 bytes does not mean 255 characters! UTF-8 can use 1 to 4 bytes to store a character. ASCII characters (a-z,0-9 etc) only use 1 byte so it will store 255 ASCII characters, but less of latin and much less of chinese.


name default description
sql_index 0 as for Metadata but with a different default.
text_index 1 as for Metadata but with a different default.

Required Phrases