> > And I also see a lot of unhappiness from users of system tables when

> > column numbers all over the system tables would not be logical
> > positions any more.
> Right now the fact that attnum presents the logical order but 
> not the logical position is a problem for the JDBC driver.  
> In the presence of dropped columns there is no easy way to 
> get from a pg_attribute entry to logical position.  I would 
> hope that a new logical position column would reflect the 
> actual position and solve this problem.

I agree, I haven't thought of drop column :-( Drop column should have
relabeled attnum.
Since it was not done then, my comments are probably moot. 


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