On 22/12/11 10:44, Tom Lane wrote:
> "Johann 'Myrkraverk' Oskarsson" <johann(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> > I mean to create a typed hstore, called tstore for now.
> Um ... what is the point of this, exactly? From what I've seen, most
> applications for hstore are pretty happy with the fact that hstore is
> only weakly typed, and if an entry *is* an integer, or a float, or
> whatever else, it's not hard to cast to and from text as needed.
More over it is also easy with the current hstore to add constraints like this:
"contracts_is_an_integer" CHECK ((tags -> 'contracts'::text) ~ '^[0-9]+$'::text)
to ensure that it actually is.
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