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Re: UUID data format 4x-4x-4x-4x-4x-4x-4x-4x

From: James Mansion <james(at)mansionfamily(dot)plus(dot)com>
To: Kenneth Marshall <ktm(at)rice(dot)edu>
Cc: Zeugswetter Andreas ADI SD <Andreas(dot)Zeugswetter(at)s-itsolutions(dot)at>, Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: UUID data format 4x-4x-4x-4x-4x-4x-4x-4x
Date: 2008-02-28 23:27:37
Message-ID: 47C74369.5080000@mansionfamily.plus.com (view raw or flat)
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Kenneth Marshall wrote:
> conversion process themselves. Accepting random input puts a performance
> hit on everybody following the standard.
Why is that necessarily the case?

Why not have a liberal parser and a configurable switch that determines 
whether non-standard
forms are liberally accepted, accepted with a logged warning, or rejected?

James



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