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Re: Proposal: First step towards Intelligent, integrateddatabase

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: ghatpande(at)vsnl(dot)net
Cc: Dann Corbit <DCorbit(at)connx(dot)com>, pgsql hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Proposal: First step towards Intelligent, integrateddatabase
Date: 2010-12-01 14:41:08
Message-ID: 15327.1291214468@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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ghatpande(at)vsnl(dot)net writes:
> Create domain is only useful for abstracting common constraints on fields into single location for maintenance. It may not be useful to link tables.

It's still unclear what this does that you don't get from inheritance,
typed tables, use of a table's rowtype as a field type, or CREATE TABLE
LIKE.  This isn't exactly virgin territory.

			regards, tom lane

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