Re: @ versus ~, redux

From: Michael Glaesemann <grzm(at)seespotcode(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Zeugswetter Andreas DCP SD" <ZeugswetterA(at)spardat(dot)at>, "Jeff Davis" <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>, andrew(at)supernews(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: @ versus ~, redux
Date: 2006-09-10 00:46:49
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On Sep 10, 2006, at 5:21 , Tom Lane wrote:

> In the category of "egad", I found out that the tinterval datatype
> uses
> << for "contains"! This is simply bizarre --- whether you approve of
> the inet-like notation or not, surely the arrows are pointing the
> wrong
> way. Given that tinterval is deprecated and not even documented,
> maybe
> this isn't worth fixing. Any thoughts?

I'd say leave tinterval as it is. If it's ever updated to use the
modern time types (rather than abstime), that would be a logical time
to change it, it seems to me.

Michael Glaesemann
grzm seespotcode net

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