Re: WIP patch: Collation support

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Radek Strnad <radek(dot)strnad(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: WIP patch: Collation support
Date: 2008-09-02 11:50:47
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Radek Strnad wrote:
> - new collations can be defined with command CREATE COLLATION <collation
> name> FOR <character set specification> FROM <existing collation name>
> [STRCOLFN <fn name>]
> [ <pad characteristic> ] [ <case sensitive> ] [ LCCOLLATE <lc_collate> ]
> [ LCCTYPE <lc_ctype> ]

How do you plan to make a collation case sensitive or accent sensitive?
I have previously commented that this is not a realistic view on how
collations work. Since you are apparently planning to use the system
locales, I don't see how you can make this work.

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