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Re: Bringing PostgreSQL torwards the standard regarding case folding

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Shachar Shemesh <psql(at)shemesh(dot)biz>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bringing PostgreSQL torwards the standard regarding case folding
Date: 2004-04-26 21:27:32
Message-ID: 200404261427.32880.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Shachar,

> I think the concensus was that the runtime part was aprox. four lines 
> where the case folding currently takes place. Obviously, you would have 
> to get a var, and propogate that var to that place, but not actually 
> change program flow.

That's only if you ignore the system catalogs entirely, which maybe you're 
prepared to do.  If you want to change case folding for the system catalogs, 
though, you'll need to update code in thousands of places, becuase the 
back-end code is expecting lower-case identifiers ....

-- 
-Josh Berkus
 Aglio Database Solutions
 San Francisco


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