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Re: Adding column comment to information_schema.columns

From: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)tm(dot)ee>, Justin Clift <jc(at)telstra(dot)net>,PostgreSQL Hackers Mailing List <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Adding column comment to information_schema.columns
Date: 2004-07-02 15:03:12
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On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 22:30:05 +0800,
  Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au> wrote:
> >>Well, if we add them (and they would be very useful I reckon) should we 
> >>ensure there's an obvious PG naming thing happening?
> Why are they useful???? If you want PG specific stuff then use the PG 
> specific catalogs!!!

The information schema could be used to provide a more stable interface.
The pg catalog changes from release to release and it would be nice to
be able to write code which is more future proof.

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