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Re: timetz range check issue

From: "Usama Dar" <munir(dot)usama(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Andrew Chernow" <ac(at)esilo(dot)com>
Cc: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, "pgsql-hackers list" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Merlin Moncure" <mmoncure(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: timetz range check issue
Date: 2007-12-25 16:57:42
Message-ID: ff0e67090712250857n24f9b804v864cb0e739df6df3@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Dec 22, 2007 7:40 PM, Andrew Chernow <ac(at)esilo(dot)com> wrote:

>  >Tom Lane wrote:
>  >>range-checks are present only where needed for the backend to defend
> itself
>
> Survival is very important, but so is maintaining data integrity.  IMHO,
> data
> validation should be as consistent as possible.  If the backend refuses
> data on
> one hand but allows it on the other, confusion sets in.  I realize that
> binary
> input can't always be 100% validated, but a best effort is good form.
>

+1




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