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Re: Timestamp Conversion Woes Redux

From: Dave Cramer <pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com>
To: Csaba Nagy <nagy(at)ecircle-ag(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Oliver Jowett <oliver(at)opencloud(dot)com>,Christian Cryder <c(dot)s(dot)cryder(at)gmail(dot)com>,Postgres JDBC <pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Timestamp Conversion Woes Redux
Date: 2005-07-19 15:31:24
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For that matter we could use a PGUnknown type as well.

On 19-Jul-05, at 10:52 AM, Csaba Nagy wrote:

> [snip]
>> wasn't the whole thread.  I agree with you that if we make setString
>> default to UNKNOWN, there had better be a way to say "by golly this
>> really is TEXT" for the corner cases.  It'd be a good idea if it  
>> wasn't
>> limited to TEXT, either, but could allow specification of any random
>> datatype.
> This makes me think, isn't it possible to introduce a special type to
> say something like: setObject(..., Types.UNKNOWN), and map that to
> setting a string with type unknown ? In that case people could  
> still use
> prepared statements with parameters of unknown type, it just have  
> to be
> explicit. For me that would have been a much simpler "fixing the app".
> Cheers,
> Csaba.
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