On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 10:25:44AM +0200, Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum wrote:
> If you define a medical database, you have to extend the ENUM values a
> bit, but even then you know the possible values in advance
Considering scary genetic experiments I wouldn't even be
sure about that.
> It all depends on the use case, just like ENUM itself.
Absolutely. Maybe another outcome of this discussion might
be that PostgreSQL documentation - as thorough as the whole
project is set up - should never use gender as an example
for ENUM (it doesn't now in 8.3 docs btw).
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