[DB-SIG] BLOB data types

Andy Dustman farcepest at gmail.com
Fri Dec 31 20:39:20 CET 2004

What's the current view on the best object class to use for
Binary/BLOB objects? PEP-249 recommends buffer, but buffer appears
deprecated. MySQLdb used to strings, but currently uses array. mxODBC
appears to use strings. psycopg appears to use buffer.

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Anyone got any strong feelings about this? 
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