On Mon, Jul  3, 2017 at 11:31:01AM -0700, Emrul wrote:
> Hi hackers,
> This question came up again on Reddit:
> https://www.reddit.com/r/PostgreSQL/comments/6kyyev/i_have_hit_the_table_name_length_limit_a_number/
> and I thought I'd echo it here.
> I totally am on board with short, descriptive names and a good convention. 
> However, there are just so many cases where 63 characters can't
> descriptively describe a column name.  I've been on projects where we have

I am coming in late on this, but just to clarify, the NAMEDATALEN is in
_bytes_, meaning multi-byte names are often less than 63 characters.

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