Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 20. Dezember 2006 13:42 schrieb Tom Dunstan:
>> I suppose we should think about mysql refugees at some point, though. I
>> wonder what they do. The documentation is silent on the matter (and all
>> their examples are in lower case). Mysql is generally case insensitive,
> Maybe you can make sense of this, but I can't ...
[lots of amusing non-orthogonal braindead stuff ...]
> Better not imitate that.
The MySQL treatment of enums is generally quite reprehensible. The
proposed patch by contrast fits quite well into our existing type
system, I think. MySQL users migrating will have a bit of work to do.
I don't think their experience has much to teach us (except how not to
do enums). We should decide on case sensitivity without having reference
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