On 03/05/2014 09:26 AM, Robert Haas wrote:
>> > What _would_ be interesting is to move all the hstore code into core,
>> > and have hstore contrib just call the hstore core parts.  That way, you
>> > have one copy of the code, it is shared with JSONB, but hstore remains
>> > as an extension that you can change or remove later.
> That seems like an approach possibly worth investigating.  It's not
> too different from what we did when we moved text search into core.
> The basic idea seems to be that we want jsonb in core, and we expect
> it to replace hstore, but we can't get just get rid of hstore because
> it has too many users

Yes, please!  This was the original approach that we talked about and
everyone agreed to, and what Andrew has been trying to implement.

Josh Berkus
PostgreSQL Experts Inc.

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