|From:||Jim Jones <jim(dot)jones(at)uni-muenster(dot)de>|
|To:||Chapman Flack <chap(at)anastigmatix(dot)net>|
|Cc:||vignesh C <vignesh21(at)gmail(dot)com>, Thomas Munro <thomas(dot)munro(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>|
|Subject:||Re: [PATCH] Add CANONICAL option to xmlserialize|
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On 04.10.23 23:05, Chapman Flack wrote:
> I hope I'm not butting in, but I too would be leery of any default
> behavior that's going to say thing1 and thing2 are the same thing
> but ignoring (name part of thing here). If that's the comparison
> I mean to make, and it's as easy as CANONICAL WITHOUT COMMENTS
> to say that's what I mean, I'd be happy to write that. It also means
> that the next person reading my code will know "oh, he means
> 'same' in *that* way", without having to think about it.
That's a very compelling argument. Thanks for that!
It is indeed clearer to only remove items from the result set if
explicitly said so.
v8 attached changes de default behaviour to WITH COMMENTS.
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