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On 04/06/2017 07:05 AM, Alexander Thurgood wrote:

the main problem with SQLite in relation to its use in LO is its lack of strong data typing

Data typing and SQLite are mutually exclusive concepts.

in SQLite, which doesn't bode well when trying to determine whether the
string is a date, a timestamp, a large number, or some other kind of

As far as SQLite is concerned, there is no difference between an
integer, and an mp4 video file.

For those who don't pay attention to what they are doing, such things
can have unexpected, and occasionally undesirable results.

There is that fringe minority, that sees such data ambiguity as a virtue.


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