On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>> On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 10:18 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>>> Even if there are several, what exact advantage does a datatype offer
>>> over representing LSN values as numerics? It seems to me to be adding
>>> complication and extra code (I/O converters at least) for very little
>> I guess I'm just constitutionally averse to labeling things as "text"
>> when they really aren't.
> Er ... text? I thought the proposal was to use numeric.
The proposal is to make a function that takes a text argument (which
is really an LSN, but we choose to represent it as text) and returns
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