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Re: Type Categories for User-Defined Types

From: "David E(dot) Wheeler" <david(at)kineticode(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Type Categories for User-Defined Types
Date: 2008-07-30 20:11:46
Message-ID: 3121EED5-EB0A-4666-B36A-CB08801B9DEA@kineticode.com (view raw or flat)
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On Jul 30, 2008, at 12:58, Tom Lane wrote:

>> Well, from a user's point of view, they're pretty much just strings
>
> But they're a very restricted set of strings; I can't see that there's
> any general-purpose use for allowing them as the source or destination
> of I/O conversions.

*shrug* Okay, no big deal, I think.

Best,

David

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