Zoltan Boszormenyi <zb(at)cybertec(dot)at> writes:
> Tom Lane rta:
>> * There is no GENERATED BY DEFAULT AS (expr) in the spec.
> Yes, and because it already exists and called DEFAULT.
No, plain DEFAULT isn't a substitute, because it can't reference the
values of other columns. I think there is a use-case for an overridable
GENERATED expression, but won't press the point right now.
>> Is anyone familiar with a database that implements SQL-spec generated
>> columns? Do they actually store the columns?
> David Fuhry answered this question with the advertised intention.
Yeah, that's good to know --- the text of the spec is quite unhelpful
about telling you what they intended ...
regards, tom lane
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