Keith Worthington wrote:
> Hi All,
> I found this in the documentation.
> The type "char" (note the quotes) is different
> from char(1)in that it only uses one byte of
> storage. It is internally used in the system
> catalogs as a poor-man's enumeration type.
> Is this a SQL standard data type? Can I expect this type
> to be supported in PostgreSQL 'forever'? I need an enum
> type and obviously this works. At the moment I am not
> faced with an imminent port but I hate to back myself into
> a corner if I do not have to.
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