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

From: mark(at)mark(dot)mielke(dot)cc
To: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,"A(dot)M(dot)" <agentm(at)themactionfaction(dot)com>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Fixed length datatypes. WAS [GENERAL] UUID's as
Date: 2006-06-29 06:08:49
Message-ID: 20060629060849.GA2615@mark.mielke.cc (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 02:02:32AM -0400, mark(at)mark(dot)mielke(dot)cc wrote:
> It was written by Nathan Wagner <nw(at)hydaspes(dot)if(dot)org> and myself, and
> is based off the OSSP ( http://www.ossp.org/ ) UUID implementation.
> I'm not an expert on the license, but it seems acceptable to me:
> ...
> If there is interest - I'm sure Nathan and I would be willing to put
> it on pgfoundry, and at some point give it up for inclusion into
> PostgreSQL.

This might require a little bit of research. It appears that the
development version of OSSP UUID may provide its own PostgreSQL
'bindings'. I may try and contact the author of the OSSP UUID and
see whether any changes we have that he does not, can be rolled
into his version...

Cheers,
mark

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