On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 09:28:10PM +0530, Robert Haas wrote:
> I don't think Bruce was seriously proposing a change in this area
> anyway.  I think he was just asking a question.

That is correct.  I was asking if we made an obvious mistake, and most
people are saying no.  Also, base64 is less easy to compress because
input bytes span base64-bytes, so "dog" might encode differently
depending on where the two high bits are stored, while hex alway encodes
"dog" the same way.

  Bruce Momjian  <br...@momjian.us>        http://momjian.us
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