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

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: darcy(at)druid(dot)net (D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain)
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] no operator '=' for types char16 and text
Date: 1998-03-04 03:35:53
Message-ID: 199803040335.WAA02282@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> 
> Thus spake Thomas G. Lockhart
> > the charX types (char2, 4, 8, 16) are not well supported. They are
> > likely to disappear in the next release, with the parser mapping them to
> > char(X) (or varchar(X), whichever is the best match) for backward
> > compatibility.
> > 
> > The major string types are char(), varchar(), and text.
> 
> Is there a performance hit if the values chosen are not powers of 2?

Nope.

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