|From:||Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>|
|To:||Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>|
|Cc:||Andreas Karlsson <andreas(at)proxel(dot)se>, Emre Hasegeli <emre(at)hasegeli(dot)com>, "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>|
|Subject:||Re: Contains and is contained by operators of inet datatypes|
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Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 7:57 AM, Andreas Karlsson <andreas(at)proxel(dot)se> wrote:
>> I like the patch because it means less operators to remember for me as a
>> PostgreSQL user. And at least for me inet is a rarely used type compared to
>> hstore, json and range types which all use @> and <@.
> I agree that it would be nice to make the choice of operator names
> more consistent. I don't know if doing so will please more or fewer
> people than it annoys.
Given the lack of support for this idea from the rest of the community,
I think it's time to reject this patch and move on. The inconsistency
is unfortunate but it does not seem worth the costs of changing.
regards, tom lane
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