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Re: RE: [pgadmin-support] Re: How to use the SET

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgadmin(at)claymccoy(dot)com, chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au,pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: RE: [pgadmin-support] Re: How to use the SET
Date: 2003-10-27 11:13:00
Message-ID: 3F9CFDBC.7070700@pse-consulting.de (view raw or flat)
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Dave Page wrote:

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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: pgadmin(at)claymccoy(dot)com [mailto:pgadmin(at)claymccoy(dot)com] 
>>Sent: 27 October 2003 04:17
>>To: chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au
>>Cc: pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org
>>Subject: [pgadmin-support] Re: How to use the SET data type?  
>>Help plz!
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>>Odd that it is a selectable datatype in pgadmin then huh?
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>It's selectable because it's in pg_type. pgAdmin make as few assumptions about the backend as possible - and datatypes is no different. If it were not done this way then you would not be able to use custom types or domains. As for what it's actually there for, I have no idea. Hangover from Berkeley perhaps?
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Very easily answered, just have a look at the comment on the datatype. 
It says "set of tuples", so this type can hold a complete table.

Regards,
Andreas


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