Subject Re: [IB-Architect] System table change
Author Ann Harrison
>I however wonder wether such bytes and bits manipulations are really
>good additions to the server, not even taking into account the
>addition of one or more new data types.

In terms of code added to the server, they're trivial, particularly
if we build a good general 'harness' so the individual functions can
be added simply.

>I'd vote for some well chosen and carefully crafted UDFs to be added
>(to the default UDF library provided with the server).

UDF's are lousy for aggregate functions ...