Database connect / PDO

Jon Franz jfranz at
Wed Nov 26 19:05:23 CET 2003

> Ah, now I understand: for VARCHAR columns, that information is
> available in the precision field of .descpription. It may sound
> like the wrong entry, but that's where ODBC put's this
> information.

Doh, it looks like you found my source of confusion though.

> OTOH, what the optional description entries really mean is not
> defined anywhere in the DB API. Perhaps we should fix that (on
> the db-sig mailing list where these discussions usually happen) ?!

I was ready to mention this today, I'll move this to the db-sig list.
Good catch :)

~Jon Franz
NeuroKode Labs, LLC

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