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product description length
« on: December 08, 2011, 22:08:31 pm »
it looks like the sql field is now set as a limited varchar rather than the old text type.

this was a problem for me since we use lengthy descriptions - so I changed it. 

but maybe it is a mistake since the short description is defined the same, so I wanted to make a note.

p.s.  I am using 2.0.0 rc3


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Re: product description length
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2011, 02:38:20 am »
hmm what do you need? Or what do you suggest for short and long description?
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Re: product description length
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2011, 00:40:09 am »
I returned the product_desc to "text" type and that is great for me.
varchar(255) is reasonable for short description, imo.

p.s.  we are migrating from an older j/vm site so these description lengths were already set rather long and they kept getting chopped off is what made me check on this.