[development] {variable} entry format

Ryan Courtnage subscribe at courtnage.ca
Mon May 4 16:44:49 UTC 2009

On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Eric Schaefer
<eric.schaefer at eas-consulting.de> wrote:
> Hi List,
> I was always wondering about the format of the value column in the
> {variable} table (e.g. s:7:"garland";)
> Why the length of the string? Some kind of optimization?

It's just the result of php's serialize() function:

> Regards,
> Eric

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