Josh Berkus wrote:
> Here's something not to forget in this whole business: the present TSearch2
> implementation permits you to have a different tsvector configuration for
> each *row*, not just each column. That is, applications can be built with
> "per-cell" configs.
> I know of at least one out there: Ubuntu's Rosetta. I'm sure there are
> Therefore there are two cases we're trying to solve:
> (1) The simple case: someone wants to build a database with text search
> entirely in one UTF8 language. All vectors are in that language, and so are
> all queries. The user wants the simplest syntax possible.
> (2) The Rosetta case: different configs are used for each cell and all
> searches have to be language-qualified.
> In both cases, the databases need to backup and restore cleanly.
> >From this, I'd first of all say that I don't see the point of a Superuser
> default_tsvector_search_config. There are too many failure conditions with
> the default once you get away from the simplest case, so I don't see how
> setting it to Superuser-only protects anything. Might as well make it a
> userset and then it will be more useful.
Per my email yesterday, default_tsvector_search_config is _not_
o default_text_search_config stays, not super-user-only, not set
in pg_dump output
> Unfortunately, the way I see it the only permanent solution for this is to
> alter the TSvector structure to include a config OID at the beginning of it.
> That doesn't sound like it's doable in time for 8.3, though; is there a way
> we could work around that until 8.4?
Oh, so you want the config inside each tsvector value. Interesting
> And why does this sound exactly like the issues we've had with per-column
> encodings and the currency type?
Yes, this is a very similar issue except we are trying to allow multiple
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