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

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
To: Thomas Hallgren <thomas(at)tada(dot)se>
Cc: mark(at)mark(dot)mielke(dot)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 16:32:56
Message-ID: 20060629163256.GJ17241@pervasive.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 09:12:32AM +0200, Thomas Hallgren wrote:
> The split make sense since clients often have powerful UUID utilities handy 
> and hence have limited or no use for such utilities in the database (true 
> for all .NET and Java clients). Some PL's will also enable such packages 
> out of the box.

I agree about splitting the utilities, except that I think the database
should be able to generate UUIDs somehow.
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