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Re: LISTEN/NOTIFY versus encoding conversion

From: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: LISTEN/NOTIFY versus encoding conversion
Date: 2010-02-15 21:24:37
Message-ID: 1266269077.29919.6936.camel@jdavis (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-hackers
On Mon, 2010-02-15 at 13:53 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> You're assuming that the LISTEN was transmitted across the connection,
> and not for example executed by a pre-existing function.

Ok, good point.

> In practice, since encoding conversion failures could interfere with the
> results of almost any operation, it's not apparent to me why we should
> single out NOTIFY as being so fragile it has to have an ASCII-only
> restriction.

Ok, it sounds reasonable to lift the restriction.

	Jeff Davis

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