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Re: enum types and binary queries

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: "Decibel!" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>, Merlin Moncure <mmoncure(at)gmail(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: enum types and binary queries
Date: 2007-08-31 18:55:47
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Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> This is a furfy that has been raised before and explained before.

Of course, as usual I misspelled it, the word is "furphy". I didn't 
realise that it was an Australianism. It means more or less "a red 
herring". Wikipedia says that it is a term particularly popular in 
Australian politics, and as some people know my late father was a noted 
practitioner of that art ;-)



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