On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 12:53 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote: > Alvaro Herrera <alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com> writes: >> Please see my reply to Robert. My proposal (in form of a patch) is >> while operating on tuple (0,2) in table "foo": updating tuple >> Would this work for you? > > It's pretty lousy from a readability standpoint, even in English; > I shudder to think what it might come out as after translation. > > I think the enum idea you floated is probably worth doing. It's > certainly no more complex than passing a string, no?
+1. We've done similar things in tablecmds.c. -- 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