On fre, 2012-05-04 at 15:59 -0400, Robert Haas wrote: > > Can we at least have the xxx_to_json() functions try cast to json > first > > and fall back to text if the cast fails. > > I think the idea that you can involve the casting machinery in this is > misguided. sometextval::json has got to mean that sometextval is > expected to be in the form of a syntactically correct JSON value - and > NOT that we wrap it in a JSON string.
I think it's only wrong if you try casting first and fall back to text. Otherwise it could work, if the set of all json casts is defined consistently. -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers