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Re: using strxfrm for having multi locale/please vote for

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Mahmoud Taghizadeh <m_taghi(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net, gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu, db(at)zigo(dot)dhs(dot)org,mail(at)joeconway(dot)com, sszabo(at)megazone(dot)bigpanda(dot)com,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: using strxfrm for having multi locale/please vote for
Date: 2005-02-15 01:34:38
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Mahmoud Taghizadeh wrote:
> there was a discussion in postgresql mailing list about using strxfrm function to add support multi locale.
> most of developers agree that this method is a correct but not perfect solution for having multiple locale in postgresql and some people suggest to add such functions in contribution.
> the main problem of such functions is the overhead of setlocale. (that can be ommited when you run postgresql in a OS with advanced GLIBC and strxfrm_l function)
> I summerized discussion and add one implementation of such functions, I try to convince tom lane to add this function to the contribution but I failed.
> maybe you are not interested to this subject but I kindly ask you to say your idea in list.
> please tell clearly that you are agree/disagree for add this function in contribution or not.
> I am thankful in advance.
> With Regards,
> --taghi
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