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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: brett(at)work(dot)chicken(dot)org (Brett McCormick)
Cc: darcy(at)druid(dot)net, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] no operator '=' for types char16 and text
Date: 1998-03-04 18:23:38
Message-ID: 199803041823.NAA17065@candle.pha.pa.us (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! :)

We can call it our "dinosaur"-compatability module.  :-)

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