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Re: IANA registration

From: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Pete Forman <pete(dot)forman(at)westerngeco(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: IANA registration
Date: 2001-03-27 23:17:28
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> > > PostgreSQL typically uses port 5432 for client-server communications.
> > > It would be a good idea to register this with IANA.  This will help to
> > > avoid a clash with other services that might try to use the port.
> > > Might someone with a reasonable grasp of the low level messages in
> > > PostgreSQL care to submit a registration?
> >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> > This seems like a good idea.  They seem to want a particular person's
> > name as contact, so I suppose one of the core group should do it.
> > Has anyone already initiated the process; if not, shall I?
> This seemed like a Marc job to me.  Marc?

They ask for some (high level) details on the protocol features/packet
format. If Tom (or someone; could be me but I've been swamped) could
help out with a few sentences, we'll get this done a bit faster ;)

Presumably for port 5432 it is just the connection handshake stuff...

                    - Thomas

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