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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Collation feature discussion
Date Sun, 18 Mar 2007 15:04:58 GMT
Bryan Pendleton wrote:
> I'm afraid I struggled a bit to follow all the threads
> about the new collation support. Would it be possible for
> someone to briefly summarize:
>  - what the major issues are, and
>  - what the primary proposals are

A summary through a design specification would be excellent!

Here's a one sentence summary ...  :-)

I proposed to manage collation using a pattern similar to the existing 
pattern of nullability for a column instead of a new pattern of multiple 
internal data types to represent a single external data type (e.g. CHAR).


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