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Re: [HACKERS] New IP address datatype

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Mark Volpe <mvolpe(at)eos(dot)ncsu(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] New IP address datatype
Date: 1999-05-31 16:20:37
Message-ID: 199905311620.MAA21923@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> I'm constructing a new type "ip4" as a unified replacement to inet and
> cidr,
> to hopefully relieve some of the confusion involving those types.
> Would anyone be interested?
> 
> Mark
> 
> 

But they are the same, except for output, right?  We discussed the
having a unified type, but could not figure out how to output things
properly.  I recommend you see the huge discussion on the hackers list
about these types in the October/November 1998 timeframe.

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