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Discussion on: SQLite Rocks and Here's Why

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Chris Shepherd

"But you can stick text data into an integer column without a problem."

OK, I give up - why would that be an advantageous thing?
I'm pretty sure my app would crash horribly if I started getting strings in my ints.

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Paul Lefebvre Author • Edited

If you want to use SQLite as more of a datastore, perhaps to back a dictionary then the data type flexibility would be very useful.

If you are using it as a simple traditional database, I agree it is far less useful.

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