On Sep 4, 2008, at 3:01 PM, Bryan Richardson wrote:

> Thanks Michael... you are correct on both accounts.  I actually made a
> mistake in my syntax that made me think it wasn't reading back in
> correctly.
>
> --
> Thanks!
> Bryan


	In general when you want to store Marshal'd data in mysql you should  
Base64.encode the data after you Marshal.dump it so that you do not  
get those weird chars and mysql is better able to handle the data.

-Ezra