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RE: DELETE/DROP on Columns

From: "Hiroshi Inoue" <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>
To: "Thomas Swan" <tswan(at)olemiss(dot)edu>, <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: RE: DELETE/DROP on Columns
Date: 2000-07-26 00:17:20
Message-ID: 000c01bff696$dd3c3120$2801007e@tpf.co.jp (view raw or flat)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Swan
> 	
> I know as far as 7.0.x and back you cannot delete/drop columns from a 
> table.   Is this expected to be in the 7.x series?
>

Recently there has been a discussion about this issue.
Tom proposed a soltution which uses 2(logical/physical)
attribute numbers. It seems the most reasonable solution
at present.
If there's no objection,I would try to implement it according
to his proposal before 7.1.  

Comments ?

Regards.

Hiroshi Inoue
Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp 

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