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Re: boolean states

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
Cc: jaime(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com, jack(at)douglastechnology(dot)co(dot)uk, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: boolean states
Date: 2011-05-10 01:04:49
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Kevin Grittner wrote:
> Jack Douglas  wrote:
> > There are two kinds of people on this earth, those who understand
> > boolean arithmatic and those who don't. I'm not one of them.
> Hmmm...  From that, I don't know if you do.  Which do I record in the
> understands_boolean column of the database record for you?  Dang, I
> knew I should have had *two* flags: known_to_understand_boolean and
> known_to_not_understand_boolean.  That would have been much simpler
> than allowing NULL for UNKNOWN....

Attached patch applied to HEAD and 9.0.X.

  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>

  + It's impossible for everything to be true. +

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