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Recently Ted put up an awesome Subsonic-powered auto-scaffold of a database so some quick and dirty entry could be done. Since each field has a maximum size, he shows the end user how many characters they have remaining, as they type. Nice!

So Bridget and I are going through the scaffold, testing it out, and we come across this Description field:

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Hmm... only 1 billion characters remaining... give or take 73 million...

On a rough guesstimate of 5 characters per word on average, and 70 WPM typing speed, it would take someone, oh, 5.8 years of typing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with no holidays or bathroom breaks, to hit that limit.

Probably should change the field label to "FULL Description".

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