On Saturday 08 July 2006 14:54, Jim Nasby wrote:
> On Jul 6, 2006, at 4:02 PM, Thomas Hallgren wrote:
> >> In answer to your question, though my opinion carries no special
> >> weight at
> >> all, I would suggest adding a bare bones 16-byte data type to core
> >> and a
> >> second binary-compatible data type based on it that parsed/output
> >> as uuids.
> >> The extended uuid libraries should only go in pgfoundry/contrib.
> >
> > I second that.
> +1. If there's enough user demand we can look at adding the type to
> core (I don't see any real advantage to contrib over pgFoundry for
> this).

The advantage of contrib over pgFoundry is that it will be packaged by the 
major distributions. Every distribution includes a package of the contrib


Joshua D. Drake

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