Re: [WIP] collation support revisited (phase 1)

From: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
To: Radek Strnad <radek(dot)strnad(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [WIP] collation support revisited (phase 1)
Date: 2008-07-11 07:29:18
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On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 11:24:29PM +0200, Radek Strnad wrote:
> Hi,
> after long discussion with Mr. Kotala, we've decided to redesign our
> collation support proposal.
> For those of you who aren't familiar with my WIP patch and comments from
> other hackers here's the original mail:

> phase 1
> Implement "sort of framework" so the PostgreSQL will have basic guts
> (pg_collation & pg_charset catalogs, CREATE COLLATION, add collation support
> for each type needed) and will support collation at database level. This
> phase has been accepted as a Google Summer of Code project.

Why bother with pg_charset? I don't think I've seen anyone even asking
for multiple charsets in a single DB and certainly no actual use case.

Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
> Please line up in a tree and maintain the heap invariant while
> boarding. Thank you for flying nlogn airlines.

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