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Re: BUG #6028: age() function output contracts "months", but not any other units.

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, "Martin A(dot) Brooks" <martin(at)antibodymx(dot)net>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #6028: age() function output contracts "months", but not any other units.
Date: 2011-05-23 18:02:04
Message-ID: 15605.1306173724@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 3:40 PM, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
>> Does anyone feel this is worth changing? I am concerned such a change
>> would break many user applications.

> The backward compatibility problem is pretty icky, but I don't much
> like the idea of leaving it as-is, either.

ISTM that changing interval's output formatting would create far too
many problems to be justifiable for such a purely cosmetic issue.

			regards, tom lane

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