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Re: [GENERAL] escaping wildcard chars

From: "Dan Wilson" <dan_wilson(at)geocities(dot)com>
To: "pgsql general" <pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>, <pgsql-sql(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] escaping wildcard chars
Date: 1999-07-26 13:48:10
Message-ID: 007b01bed7e7$f48c3880$9e05fea9@dwilson (view raw or flat)
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> I really hate those backslashes. They are blatantly incompatible with
SQL92
> and will cause standard SQL to fail on Postgres, (and of course, Postgres
> code to fail on other databases). There should be a setting, either in the
> backend or in a SET command, such as "BACKSLASH_BEHAVIOR", which will be
> either "literal" or "escape". It can default to the current behavior
> (namely "escape") so that current code won't fail, but will enable people
> to write sane standard code.

Thanks for the info and I totally agree.  There should be some type of way
to turn it off or on.

-Dan


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