At 11:40 PM 2/27/00 -0400, The Hermit Hacker wrote:
>Okay, just curious here, but ... what you are proposing *sounds* to me
>like half-way to what started this thread. (*Please* correct me if I'm
>Essentially, in your proposal, when you drop a column, all subsequent
>tuples inserted/updated would have ... that one column missing? So,
>instead of doing a massive sweep through the table and removing that
>column, only do it when an insert/update happens?
>Basically, eliminate the requirement to re-write every tuples, only those
>that have activity?
Yes, this was one of the ideas that cropped up in previous discussion.
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