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Re: Another proposal for table synonyms

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Alexey Klyukin <alexk(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Another proposal for table synonyms
Date: 2010-12-01 20:55:09
Message-ID: 1291236848-sup-7816@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Excerpts from Josh Berkus's message of mié dic 01 17:13:35 -0300 2010:
> 
> > Well, porting applications from other database systems that support synonyms
> > (i.e. Oracle, DB2, SQL Server).
> 
> SQL Server supports synonyms?  If it's not Oracle-only, it's a more
> powerful argument to have the feature.

I think it's worth mentioning that in SQL Server, synonyms are not
schema-qualified; they're "global" objects.

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Álvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
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