There is a size-limit in MySQL itself because Rails creates
TEXT type columns, which have a limit of 65535
bytes. Witness this experiment in the development
>> i = Issue.first
>> c = i.comments.create
>> c.body = "x" * 70000
But I am not sure if that's what I'm running into here; look
at this in the production database:
Er, ok. That's definitely it. Not sure why
BBEdit was telling me that the
text was cut off at the 44K mark; it's
UTF-8 but all in the
ASCII range, so one byte per
character, so I guess BBEdit only counts "letters"
and not spaces and newlines.
Looks like I'll have to do a migration to