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Re: JSON for PG 9.2

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "David E(dot) Wheeler" <david(at)kineticode(dot)com>
Cc: Claes Jakobsson <claes(at)surfar(dot)nu>, Dimitri Fontaine <dimitri(at)2ndquadrant(dot)fr>, Merlin Moncure <mmoncure(at)gmail(dot)com>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Jan Urbański <wulczer(at)wulczer(dot)org>, Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Joey Adams <joeyadams3(dot)14159(at)gmail(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-development Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Jan Wieck <janwieck(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Subject: Re: JSON for PG 9.2
Date: 2012-01-11 02:04:46
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On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 9:06 PM, David E. Wheeler <david(at)kineticode(dot)com> wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2011, at 10:39 AM, Claes Jakobsson wrote:
>> Are people explicitly asking for a) *JSON* datatype or b) a type that lets you store arbitrary complex semi-untyped data structures?
> Yes.
>> if b) then this might get a lot more interesting
> JSON is the most popular/likely way to represent that, I think.

On that note, here's an updated version of the patch I posted
upthread, with some regression tests and minimal documentation.

Robert Haas
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

Attachment: json-rmh-v2.patch
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