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Re: Crypto

From: Marcos Luis Ortiz Valmaseda <mlortiz(at)uci(dot)cu>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, PG Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Crypto
Date: 2009-09-19 17:27:00
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I think the same, These are not arguments to include crypto on the core, due to then all users have to think on this aspect to build a simple database, so we would be obligating to the users to use this module.

I´d let this module on the contrib 

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----- Mensaje original -----
De: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Para: "David Fetter" <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
CC: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, "PG Hackers" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Enviados: Sábado, 19 de Septiembre 2009 6:33:36 GMT -10:00 Hawai
Asunto: Re: [HACKERS] Crypto 

David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> writes:
> On Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 11:50:35AM -0400, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
>> What benefit would we  gain from making general crypto part of the
>> core?

> People may wish to encrypt things in the database.

That is not an argument why it has to be in core rather than an add-on.

			regards, tom lane

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