Robert Haas <> writes:
> On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 10:18 AM, Tom Lane <> wrote:
>> Even if there are several, what exact advantage does a datatype offer
>> over representing LSN values as numerics?  It seems to me to be adding
>> complication and extra code (I/O converters at least) for very little
>> gain.

> I guess I'm just constitutionally averse to labeling things as "text"
> when they really aren't.

Er ... text?  I thought the proposal was to use numeric.

                        regards, tom lane

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