Ah... interesting.  Thanks!  I assume I have to Base64.decode the data
before using Marshal to load it back into an object... correct?

On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 12:55 PM, Ezra Zygmuntowicz <ezmobius / gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Sep 4, 2008, at 3:01 PM, Bryan Richardson wrote:
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>> 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
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>> Thanks!
>> Bryan
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>        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.
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