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Re: [HACKERS] Text <-> C string

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Brendan Jurd <direvus(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Text <-> C string
Date: 2008-04-16 15:46:38
Message-ID: 48061F5E.5070809@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> "Brendan Jurd" <direvus(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>   
>>> If we don't want to meddle with xmltype/bytea/VarChar at all, we'll
>>> have to revert those changes, and I'll have to seriously scale back
>>> the cleanup patch I was about to post.
>>>       
>
>   
>> Still not sure where we stand on the above.  To cast, or not to cast?
>>     
>
> I dunno.  I know there was previously some handwaving about representing
> XML values in some more intelligent fashion than a plain text string,
> but I have no idea if anyone is likely to do anything about it in the
> foreseeable future.
>
> 			
>   

It seems very unlikely to me.

cheers

andrew

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