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Re: [HACKERS] no operator '=' for types char16 and text

From: Brett McCormick <brett(at)work(dot)chicken(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: darcy(at)druid(dot)net (D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain), pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] no operator '=' for types char16 and text
Date: 1998-03-04 17:26:36
Message-ID: 13565.36538.4876.125401@abraxas.scene.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 4 March 1998, at 11:01:16, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> > 
> > Thus spake Bruce Momjian
> > > > > The major string types are char(), varchar(), and text.
> > > > Is there a performance hit if the values chosen are not powers of 2?
> > > Nope.
> > 
> > Cool.
> > 
> > Except I'm a dinosaur and somehow it doesn't feel right if it isn't a
> > power of two.  Oh well.  :-)
> 
> That's what char2,char4, char8, and char16 are for.

But these types are depreciated! :)

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