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Re: guid/uuid datatype

From: Gevik Babakhani <pgdev(at)xs4all(dot)nl>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Subject: Re: guid/uuid datatype
Date: 2007-01-20 08:21:43
Message-ID: 1169281303.2027.8.camel@voyager.truesoftware.net (view raw or flat)
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> I'd be willing to accept a core uuid type sans generator function,
> but is that really all that useful?
> 
 This is also a point I remember from the last discussions. To not to
include the generator in the core. The generation of the uuid is then
going to be on the client side.

The uuid type is very useful, especially when migrating from other
systems to pg  (ms->pg or syb->pg).

Regards,
Gevik.



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