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Re: Using null date fields to indicate active/expired records

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>,Brian Ghidinelli <brian(at)pukkasoft(dot)com>
Cc: sfpug(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Using null date fields to indicate active/expired records
Date: 2004-08-06 16:15:47
Message-ID: 200408060915.47045.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Brian,

> Premature optimization is a Bad Thing(TM).  Don't do it!
> Micro-optimization on this level is just silly.

I agree with David on this one.  How many billion records do you have that 
adding a boolean field is a concern?

-- 
Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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