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Re: How to modify ENUM datatypes?

From: Karsten Hilbert <Karsten(dot)Hilbert(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: How to modify ENUM datatypes?
Date: 2008-04-23 18:10:07
Message-ID: 20080423181007.GA4512@merkur.hilbert.loc (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 12:38:48PM +0200, Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum wrote:

> Yes. You should/can use ENUM for something like 'gender':
> male, female, unknown. You don't need to add other values ever (yeah, i
> skipped some special cases).
I was gonna say ! :-)

Add

 hermaphrodite
 transgender with female phenotype
 transgender with male phenotype

and you should be set from current medical science's point
of view ;-)

Karsten
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