I am currently working on a PHP based website that needs to be able to draw
from Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL and given time and demand other RDBMS. I
took a lot of time and care creating a flexible and solid wrapper and am
deep into coding. The only problem is a noticed VARCHAR fields being drawn
from SQL Server 2000 are being truncated to 255 characters.
I searched around php.net and found the following :
Note to Win32 Users: Due to a limitation in the underlying API used by PHP
(MS DbLib C API), the length of VARCHAR ...