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From: Stephan Szabo <sszabo(at)megazone(dot)bigpanda(dot)com>
To: "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Hans-Jürgen Schönig <postgres(at)cybertec(dot)at>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Michael Glaesemann <grzm(at)myrealbox(dot)com>,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, eg(at)cybertec(dot)at
Subject: Re: CREATE SYNONYM ...
Date: 2006-03-07 20:39:55
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On Tue, 7 Mar 2006, Jonah H. Harris wrote:

> On 3/7/06, Stephan Szabo <sszabo(at)megazone(dot)bigpanda(dot)com> wrote:
> >
> > I'd personally be more interested in what the impact is on people not
> > using synonyms. How free is any search for synonyms if you aren't using
> > the feature?
> Unless synonym enablement were a configurable parameter (which wouldn't
> really make sense), the cost would be the same whether they're used or not
> during searching.

Right, but the response was that "using" synonyms incurred a cost and this
should be documented.  However, if there's a cost to people not using
synonyms there's a higher barrier to entry for the feature.

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