[Bucardo-general] Design of new txntime field

Greg Sabino Mullane greg at endpoint.com
Sat Dec 5 02:04:03 UTC 2015

On Mon, Nov 09, 2015 at 10:19:47AM -0500, Ioana Danes wrote:
> > Or more to the point, why use a timestamp at all when we could simply
> > use a bigserial, full stop? I've toyed with this idea in the past. I think
> > the big problem was the mental dififculty of giving up the nice
> > human-readable way of viewing what was going on. But timestamps are not
> > really needed - we just need a way to map between delta rows and
> > track rows. So let's throw that idea into the mix too. Would certainly
> > win the space and efficiency awards.
> >
> >
> The bigint serial is the neatest idea so far.

Anyone else want to comment? I've resigned myself to give up on the timestamp 
in the name of simplicity and correctness, but am open to alternative 

Greg Sabino Mullane greg at endpoint.com
End Point Corporation
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