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Re: Re: Toast,bytea, Text -blob all confusing

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Joe Conway <joseph(dot)conway(at)home(dot)com>, Alex Pilosov <alex(at)acecape(dot)com>, Lincoln Yeoh <lyeoh(at)pop(dot)jaring(dot)my>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: Toast,bytea, Text -blob all confusing
Date: 2001-09-04 04:54:50
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> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > However, there's a trap: before things get to bytea input handler, they
> > are first processed by postgresql general parser.
> This description fails to make clear that the two levels of parsing only
> apply for datums that are written as string literals in SQL commands.
> An example where this doesn't apply is COPY input data.

Are you talking about my SGML changes? I clearly mention quote-handling
and bytea handling, which pretty clearly not apply in COPY.

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