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Re: [GENERAL] TODO list elements

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: kar(at)webline(dot)dk
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] TODO list elements
Date: 1998-12-10 17:15:00
Message-ID: 199812101715.MAA14581@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> I studied the TODO list without finding these elements. How about
> including then on the TODO list ?
> 
> 1. Better money types. As it is now, it is unusable for large amounts,
> because it really maps to an 4 byte integer. The best solution would be
> to make the size configurable, but maybe it could do to make it 8 byte
> integer?

TODO list has:

	* Make MONEY/DECIMAL have a defined precision

> 
> 2. An ALTER TABLE ALTER COLUMN new-type. Of course the will be a risk
> of loosing information here, but that's the users problem if he eg.
> want to convert a 50 character field to 30 character.

Added:

	* Add ALTER TABLE DROP/ALTER COLUMN feature


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