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Re: [HACKERS] cidr

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: vixie(at)vix(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] cidr
Date: 1998-07-21 04:06:47
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.3.96.980721010626.13063K-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, 20 Jul 1998, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> > On Mon, 20 Jul 1998, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 
> > > We can call it cidr.  That is fine.  I was just concerned that if we put
> > > it in contrib, that people who have never heard of cidr, like me, can
> > > recognize the usefulness of the type for their applications.
> > 
> > 	IMHO, those that will use it, will know what it is...AFAIK, CIDR
> > is a pretty generic/standard term, one that I've known for at least 6
> > years now, so it isn't really "new-style".
> > 
> > > Yes, I agree, this is a HOT type, and should be installed in the default
> > > system.  Contrib is for testing/narrow audience, and this type certainly
> > > should be mainstream.  This is the third generation of the type, with a
> > > wide audience.  int8 is also coming into the main tree via Thomas.
> > 
> > 	Contrib for v6.4, mainstream by v6.5?
> 
> ip_and_mac was contrib for 6.3.  Why not mainstream for 6.4?

	That works even better...:)

Marc G. Fournier                                
Systems Administrator @ hub.org 
primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org 


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