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Re: Top five challenges

From: Florian Weimer <fweimer(at)bfk(dot)de>
To: silly sad <sad(at)bestmx(dot)ru>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Top five challenges
Date: 2011-03-01 11:46:26
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* silly sad:

> 2. To get rid of the difference between TEXT and BYTEA (and then get rid
> of the BYTEA)

The TEXT/BYTEA distinction is used by several interface libraries to
create appropriate programming language types.

What might work, though, is to get rid of BYTEA escaping in the wire
protocol (optionally, for backwards compatibility), and support NUL
characters in TEXT.

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