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Re: Adding column comment to information_schema.columns

From: Justin Clift <jc(at)telstra(dot)net>
To: PostgreSQL Hackers Mailing List <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Adding column comment to information_schema.columns
Date: 2004-07-02 02:07:35
Message-ID: 40E4C367.2080303@telstra.net (view raw or flat)
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Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:
>> There is a huge difference between adhering to a standard and limiting
>> yourself to a standard.  The real question is whether PostgreSQL's
>> goal is to support SQL standards, or whether PostgreSQL's goal is to
>> give PostgreSQL users a useful set of tools.
> 
> 
> There are literally _hundreds_ of fields we could add to the 
> information_schema.  Either we add them all or we add none of them.

Well, if we add them (and they would be very useful I reckon) should we 
ensure there's an obvious PG naming thing happening?

i.e.  pg_column_comment

or similar?  Maybe not "pg_" but you know what I mean.

:-)

Regards and best wishes,

Justin Clift


> Chris
> 
> 
> 



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