> There is still a bit more work necessary to easily use PostgreSQL arrays > with models, but this at least makes it easy for datasets. Unlike the > sequel_column_type_array extension, this supports more types of arrays, as > well as multi-dimensional arrays. As far as I know, it's the only ruby > parser that supports multi-dimensional string arrays. The string array > parser is probably fairly slow, I may add a ragel-based parser to sequel_pg > later if people are finding it to be a bottleneck (send ruby-prof output > with your request).
> Anyway, if you are a PostgreSQL array user, please give this new extension a > shot. I'll be expanding on it to make it work nicely with models, and > probably add another extension that makes it possible to use array operators > without dropping to literal SQL.
> Thanks, > Jeremy
fantastic! now that hstore is a proper extension in 9.1, i'd love to revisit the work i did on that and get it merged in. i'll try and make some time on thursday to talk.
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