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Re: guid/uuid datatype

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Gevik Babakhani <pgdev(at)xs4all(dot)nl>, Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>, Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: guid/uuid datatype
Date: 2007-01-25 17:27:04
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Gevik Babakhani wrote:
>> So.. do we agree for uuid to be included in the core?
> 
> I suggest that you read the discussion in the tsearch thread about 
> figuring out how to make contrib modules more attractive.  I don't see 
> a reason why uuid has to be in the core, but I do see that there needs 
> to be some centrally organized consolidation of the various existing 
> attempts under a label of officiality.

I think it would be more important to determine how we can get UUID in
core. It is a known and accepted way of doing things in the marketplace
and professional communities.

It is time we stop fighting features for the sake of fighting features.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake


> 


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