Tristan Wright <> writes:
> I am interested in this item on the list and its exact meaning: 
> (Under "Data Types")
> - Fix data types where equality comparison is not intuitive, e.g. box

> Can you elaborate on this item, I particularly fail to see what is 
> non-intuitive about box comparisons (and I suppose other types where 
> equalities are non-intuitive).

box_eq compares the boxes' areas.  The operator that most people would
consider to be "equality" is box_same (~=).  The reason this is on the
TODO is that nobody's figured out a way to swap the two operator names
without breaking applications.

                        regards, tom lane

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