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Re: [HACKERS] Tree type, how best to impliment?

From: "Mark Hollomon" <Mark(dot)Hollomon(dot)mhh(at)nt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Terry Mackintosh <terry(at)terrym(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Tree type, how best to impliment?
Date: 1998-11-23 14:34:28
Message-ID: 36597274.C19AD860@americasm01.nt.com (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> A purely stylistic suggestion: IDs of the form "1.2.3.4" might be
> mistaken for IP addresses, which of course they ain't.  It might save
> confusion down the road to use a different delimiter.  Not slash either
> unless you want the things to look like filenames ... maybe comma or
> colon?
> 
>                         regards, tom lane

But the 'dot' notation also looks like an entry in an SNMP MIB.
I've been thinking about a similar structure for psql storage
of a MIB.

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