Re: Periods

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Vik Fearing <vik(dot)fearing(at)protonmail(dot)com>
Cc: Paul A Jungwirth <pj(at)illuminatedcomputing(dot)com>, "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Periods
Date: 2019-07-04 18:44:33
Message-ID: 20190704184433.GA9604@alvherre.pgsql
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Hello Vik, Paul,

On 2019-Jul-04, Vik Fearing wrote:

> I've been working on this as an extension instead. It allows me to do some stuff in plpgsql which is much easier for me.

Hmm, okay.

> I would love to have all this in core (especially since MariaDB 10.4
> just became the first open source database to get all of this
> functionality), but something is better than nothing.

Agreed on all accounts.

I think that the functionality in your patch is already integrated in
Paul's patch for temporal PK/FK elsewhere ... is that correct, or is
this patch orthogonal to that work?

Álvaro Herrera
PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services

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