Tristan Wright <twright09(at)earlham(dot)edu> writes:
> I am interested in this item on the list and its exact meaning:
> (Under "Data Types")
> - Fix data types where equality comparison is not intuitive, e.g. box
> Can you elaborate on this item, I particularly fail to see what is non-intuitive about box comparisons (and I suppose other types where equalities are non-intuitive).
box_eq compares the boxes' areas. The operator that most people would
consider to be "equality" is box_same (~=). The reason this is on the
TODO is that nobody's figured out a way to swap the two operator names
without breaking applications.
regards, tom lane
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