Robert Haas <> writes:
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 7:56 PM, Stephen Frost <> wrote:
>> I don't have any particular care about if cidr has indexing support or
>> not.  I'm certainly not *against* it, except insofar as it encourages
>> use of a data type that really could probably be better (by being more
>> like ip4r..).

> Not that you're biased or anything!  :-p

IIRC, a lot of the basic behavior of the inet/cidr types was designed by
Paul Vixie (though he's not to blame for their I/O presentation).
So I'm inclined to doubt that they're as broken as Stephen claims.

                        regards, tom lane

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