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Re: SELECT DISTINCT on boxes

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Bugs for PostgreSQL <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: SELECT DISTINCT on boxes
Date: 2004-07-15 04:26:12
Message-ID: 16423.1089865572@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> I found the cause.  Equals for boxes compares only area, \do:

... which is in itself pretty bogus IMHO.  There are a couple of the
geometric types for which '=' does not do what you'd really expect.
I've been wondering if we could get away with changing this ...

			regards, tom lane

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