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Re: performance modality in 7.1 for large text attributes?

From: Larry Rosenman <ler(at)lerctr(dot)org>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: performance modality in 7.1 for large text attributes?
Date: 2000-12-20 18:44:35
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* Paul A Vixie <vixie(at)mfnx(dot)net> [001220 10:28]:
> > Question is whether proper (standard/most-commonly-used) format for
> > printing CIDR network address is 10/8 or (i.e. should all
> > octets be printed even if they are 0). After search of RFCs, there's
> > nothing that specifies the standard, but is used more often in
> > examples than 10/8 form.
> > 
> > Postgres uses 10/8 form, and I'm saying that is more accepted
> > by everyone else. (I.E. all software can deal with that, but not all
> > software accepts 10/8).
> cisco IOS just won't take 10/8 and insists on  you will never,
> ever go wrong if you try to use, since everything that understands
> CIDR understands that.  10/8 is a pleasant-appearing alternative format, but
> it is not universally accepted and i recommend against it.  (i'm not sure if
> my original CIDR type implementation for pgsql output the shorthand or not;
> if it did, then i apologize to one and all.)
There was no way, prior to 7.1, to get all 4 octets printed using the
original code. 

Thanks for clearing up the info. 

Larry Rosenman
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