"Frank Spies" <frank(dot)spies(at)biotronik(dot)com> writes:
> After finding out that bug #4918 was already fixed in 8.4 release, I played
> around with the interval input syntax in 8.4 and found that
> '2.5' year
> is not the same as
> '2.5 year'
> in release 8.4:
I don't think this is a bug. The former case specifies (per SQL
standard) that you are only wanting storage to year accuracy.
The latter is a historical Postgres syntax that does not involve
constraining the precision of the stored value.
regards, tom lane
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