On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 6:59 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>> So let's try to hammer something out now. The obvious thing that
>> occurs to me is to have a column in the catalog that is a 2-D array of
>> text, with the first element of each array being something like "tag"
>> or "subtag" (i.e. event_trigger_variable) and the remaining array
>> elements being a list of legal values. That is:
>> WHEN thingy IN thingy IN ('item1', 'item2') AND otherthingy IN ('foo', 'bar')
>> would be represented as this array:
> Um, doesn't that require nonrectangular arrays? Or is there some
> non-obvious reason why the lists of legal values will always be all the
> same length?
Doh. You're right: I keep forgetting that arrays have to be rectangular.
Any suggestions on a sensible way to represent this?
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