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Re: [HACKERS] Beta for 4:30AST ... ?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Beta for 4:30AST ... ?
Date: 2000-02-28 09:11:51
Message-ID: 200002280911.EAA20861@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> > in the bootstrap scanner will solve the problem where it's being caused.
> > Internal type names should go away, not accumulate. ;)
> 
> I'm not sure that I agree that multi-word character types are required
> internally. Somehow that seems to just push the problem of
> SQL92-specific syntax to another part of the code. We could just as
> easily (?) translate *every* "xxx VARYING" to "varxxx" on input, and
> do the inverse on output or pg_dump.

Yes, seems we just don't want to do that during beta.  I forgot about
this item I had promised.  Sorry.

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