Re: Re: Why data of timestamptz does not store value of timezone passed to it?

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Greg Stark <stark(at)mit(dot)edu>, David G Johnston <david(dot)g(dot)johnston(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: Why data of timestamptz does not store value of timezone passed to it?
Date: 2014-08-29 21:10:08
Message-ID: 5400EC30.1090403@gmx.net
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On 8/29/14 11:27 AM, Greg Stark wrote:
> You know... I wonder if we have enough leverage in the standards
> committee these days that we could usefully push that direction
> instead of being pushed around. The standard timestamp with time zone
> is not very useful and I'm sure the standards committee wouldn't mind
> having a useful point-in-time data type.

Not likely unless Oracle or IBM have an existing implementation.

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