Jeff Davis <pg...@j-davis.com> writes: > On Tue, 2011-11-29 at 12:01 -0500, Tom Lane wrote: >> In particular, I don't understand why there's not a >> standard float8range type; that seems like a pretty common case. >> I'd have also expected to see a standard textrange type. What was >> the rationale for leaving these out?
> A built-in textrange type would have to have collation "C", right? Do > you think that would be useful to enough people? No, its collation could be set to "default", which would match the database's LC_COLLATE setting. Probably the more interesting implementation problem is to come up with a subtype_diff function ... > One that I'd like to see is an IP address type, but that's complicated > because inet and cidr support netmasks. Yeah, it's not clear what if anything to do with the netmask. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers