Dann Corbit wrote:

> > Oh, you have the length information for each datum all right.  It's on
> > the first four bytes of it.
> Sure, but when I bind to a grid, I need to know a-priori how big the
> biggest returned instance can be.  Reading the entire data set twice to
> learn the size of a constant seems rather conceptually odd to me.

Did you read up on typmod already?  I think that's part of the info sent
down in the query response.

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