On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 2:16 PM, Peter Eisentraut <pete...@gmx.net> wrote: > On fre, 2011-12-23 at 13:30 -0500, Robert Haas wrote: >> 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. > > Sure, binary strings. Both the SQL standard and the PostgreSQL > documentation use that term.
I'm unimpressed by that argument, but let's see what other people think. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers