Neil Conway wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-01-19 at 19:19 -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > I think having it in core makes the most sense.
> Why is that?
I should have been clearer. I think having in the main server or
/contrib makes sense. Having data types external to our source tree
doesn't seem to work too well because of changes in our API from time to
time. I think the UUID type has enough usage to warrant us maintaining
> One question that comes to mind is how the submitted patch compares in
> functionality to the other implementations of the UUID concept for
> PostgreSQL, such as OSSP uuid (which implements a Postgres UDT in its
> CVS version), or the UUID project on gborg.
No idea. They all have to be researched, and if we find they all have
different strenghts, I am afraid we will have to keep them all external.
Bruce Momjian bruce(at)momjian(dot)us
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