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Re: mac.c

From: "Henry B(dot) Hotz" <hotz(at)jpl(dot)nasa(dot)gov>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, Larry Rosenman <ler(at)lerctr(dot)org>
Cc: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>, pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: mac.c
Date: 2000-07-28 18:39:27
Message-ID: v04210125b5a783232fd7@[137.78.84.130] (view raw or whole thread)
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At 11:54 PM -0400 7/26/00, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > All I want to do now (given the size stuff), is to have a function and
> > possibly a type to compare the 24-bit OUI's, and give the tools
> > in /contrib to load a table using these from the IEEE's list.
> >
> > No more hardcoded stuff in the db.
> >
> > Does this make more sense?
> >
> > It's definately extensible, and frees code space.
>
>I was just wondering if there was any real demand for this feature.

Seems to me that code to deal with 24/48 bit integers is core, and 
everything else is contrib.  The actual list of manufacturers is not 
even Postgres, but IEEE and should have a URL or cross reference in 
contrib.

Just my opinion.


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