On 3/4/15 10:28 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut <pete...@gmx.net> writes:
>> On 2/13/15 10:20 AM, Teodor Sigaev wrote:
>>> Some of users of intarray contrib module wish to use its features with
>>> another kind of arrays, not only for int4 type. Suggested module
>>> generalizes intarray over other (not all) types op pgsql.
>> I think this module should be merged with the intarray module.  Having
>> two modules with very similar functionality would be confusing.
> Perhaps.  I think it would be hard to remove intarray without breaking
> things for existing users of it; even if the functionality remains under
> another name.  And surely we don't want to generalize intarray while
> keeping that same name.  So it might be hard to get to a clean solution.

Maybe we could have the anyarray module (name TBD) install two
extensions: one of its own, and one that is named intarray that just
pulls anyarray in as a dependency.

There are more fundamental questions to be answered about the
functionality of this proposal first, however.

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