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Re: PG 9.0 and standard_conforming_strings

From: "Greg Sabino Mullane" <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PG 9.0 and standard_conforming_strings
Date: 2010-02-03 17:34:43
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> The main problem of enabling standard_conforming_strings is
> that applications and/or programming language DB APIs are
> not prepared to support this. I don't see a change in DB
> APIs (that I know of -- Python, Perl, and PHP) to add
> support for producing a string according to
> standard_conforming_strings parameter.

Perl (DBD::Pg anyway) has been compatible since May 2008.

As one of the more vocal critics of the 8.3 implicit casting
incident, I say +1 on making the change. Unlike casting, it's
a simple GUC change to "fix", and now (9.0) is the time to
do it.

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