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Re: Fixed length datatypes. WAS [GENERAL] UUID's as primary keys

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
To: Thomas Hallgren <thomas(at)tada(dot)se>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Fixed length datatypes. WAS [GENERAL] UUID's as primary keys
Date: 2006-06-28 17:10:53
Message-ID: 20060628171053.GF44573@pervasive.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 06:39:16PM +0200, Thomas Hallgren wrote:
> Instead, I would like to humbly request the inclusion of a UUID datatype 
> (or an opaque 128 bit datatype) in the core package. It's increasingly 

ISTM that we get enough requests for this that it's probably worth
doing.
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