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Re: Case-Insensitve Text Comparison

From: Zdenek Kotala <Zdenek(dot)Kotala(at)Sun(dot)COM>
To: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
Cc: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>, Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Case-Insensitve Text Comparison
Date: 2008-06-03 09:27:29
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Martijn van Oosterhout napsal(a):
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 11:08:55AM -0700, Jeff Davis wrote:
>> http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Todo:Collate
>>
>> The last reference I see on that page is from 2005. Is there any updated
>> information? Are there any major obstacles holding this up aside from
>> the platform issues mentioned on that page?
> 
> Well, a review of the patch and a bit of work in the optimiser.
> However, I think the patch will have bitrotted beyond any use by now.
> It touched many of the areas the operator families stuff touched, for
> example.
> 
> I beleive it is being reimplemented as a GSoc project, that's probably
> a better approach. Should probably just delete the page from the wiki
> altogether.

The proposal of GSoc is there:
http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2008-05/msg00857.php

It should create basic framework for full SQL COLLATION support. All comments 
are welcome.

		Zdenek

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