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Re: Top five challenges

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: silly sad <sad(at)bestmx(dot)ru>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Top five challenges
Date: 2011-03-02 00:36:36
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Sad,

Thanks for the wishlist, but this doesn't seem likely to be the top
priorities of new adopters.  ;-)

> 1. To get rid of nasty CSTRING type
> 2. To get rid of the difference between TEXT and BYTEA (and then get rid
> of the BYTEA)
> 3. To make TIMESTAMPTZ useful by introducing proper type cast
> TIMESTAMPTZ to TIMESTAMP

Why are you using Timestamp-no-tz at all?  I was thinking we should
change the default ...

> 4. Introduce a pair of preferences (server_timezone, client_timezone)
> instead of a single pref (timezone) (and use their values similar as
> (client_encoding, server_encoding) are used)

When would server_timezone be used?

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