Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
>> New lztext data type for compressed text fields
> I strongly suggest to not name this new feature. All the attempts to make
> it go away silently in 7.1 will get a blow in the face from this.
People *will* use it, if it's there. Don't fool yourself.
However, we can make it "go away silently" the same way we are making
datetime go away: the 7.1 (or whatever) parser can just translate the
typename lztext to text. If that weren't feasible then I'd be pretty
regards, tom lane
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