On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Peter Eisentraut <pete...@gmx.net> wrote: > On ons, 2011-12-21 at 11:04 +0100, Pavel Stehule wrote: >> this patch adds a bytea_agg aggregation. >> >> It allow fast bytea concatetation. > > Why not call it string_agg? All the function names are the same between > text and bytea (e.g., ||, substr, position, length). It would be nice > not to introduce arbitrary differences.
Well, because it doesn't operate on strings. I argued when we added string_agg that it ought to be called concat_agg, or something like that, but I got shouted down. So now here we are. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers