On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 9:45 AM, Stephen Frost <sfr...@snowman.net> wrote:
> * Robert Haas (robertmh...@gmail.com) wrote:
>> +1. I am sort of surprised that anyone things this null-stripping
>> behavior is something that ought to be part of core PostgreSQL instead
>> of, I don't know, relegated to an extension somewhere far from the
>> bright center of the galaxy. I've never heard of that requirement
>> anywhere but here. But if other people feel we should have it, that's
>> fine - but certainly making it a separate function makes a lot more
> I'm not at all surprised by the request, and I do believe it to be
> worthwhile to have in core as it's a pretty common pattern with JSON.
> That said, making it part of an operator function wasn't the right
> approach and it should be an independent function.
Are you defining 'core' as 'supported by the core project' (in which
case I agree) or 'not an extension' (in which case I disagree).
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