I strongly suspect that you're optimizing prematurely. What evidence
do you have that timestamps are producing unacceptable overhead for
You do realize that the sparse data model means that
we spend a lot more than 8 bytes storing column names in-line with
each column too, right?
If disk space is really the limiting factor for your workload, I would
recommend testing the compression code in trunk. That will get you a
lot farther than adding extra options for a very niche scenario.
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