On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 12:20 AM, Josh Berkus <j...@agliodbs.com> wrote: > All, > > Here's a draft cleanup on the JSON section of the Datatype docs. Since > there's been a bunch of incremental patches on this, I just did a diff > against HEAD. > > I looked over json-functions a bit, but am not clear on what needs to > change there; the docs are pretty similar to other sections of > Functions, and if they're complex it's because of the sheer number of > JSON-related functions. > > Anyway, this version of datatypes introduces a comparison table, which I > think should make things a bit clearer for users.
I still find the phrasing "as jsonb is more efficient for most purposes" to be a bit off Basically, the text json type is faster for serialization/deserialization pattern (not just document preservation) and jsonb is preferred when storing json and doing repeated subdocument accesses. merlin -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers