Re: uniqueidentifier datatype for 7.3.X

From: "Dmitry G(dot) Mastrukov" Дмитрий Геннадьевич Мастрюков <dmitry(at)taurussoft(dot)org>
To: Список рассылки pgsql-sql <pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: uniqueidentifier datatype for 7.3.X
Date: 2002-11-04 06:33:26
Message-ID: 1036391607.29799.42.camel@flame-in-night
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В Вск, 03.11.2002, в 19:08, Tom Lane написал:
> "Dmitry G. Mastrukov" =?koi8-r?Q?=E4=CD=C9=D4=D2=C9=CA_?= =?koi8-r?Q?=E7=C5=CE=CE=C1=C4=D8=C5=D7=C9=DE_?= =?koi8-r?Q?=ED=C1=D3=D4=D2=C0=CB=CF=D7?= <dmitry(at)taurussoft(dot)org> writes:
> > In this release there is additional function uniqueidentifier_text()
> > which converts uniqueidentifier to text datatype. Thanks to Hussein
> > Patni!
> You would be better off to name the conversion function text(uuid)
> and declare it as a cast (possibly an explicit-only cast, depending on
> whether you think automatic casting of uuid to text is a good idea).
> Not following the standard naming convention for conversion functions
> just creates an extra memory burden for users.
Thanks, Tom. I thought about it but I should consult with doc how to do
so. Now I simply add Hussein's function to the package because my task
was to port datatype itself.


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