"Pit Mueller" <fmi-soft(at)gmx(dot)de> writes:
> MS SQL Server uses a quite elegant method for using field names and table
> select [field] from [table]
> f.ex. select [my field] from [the big table]
One man's "elegant" is another's "ugly and nonstandard".
> PostgreSQL 8.0 should support this notation too.
Not likely. Use double quotes like the SQL standard tells you to:
select "my field" from "the big table"
One would hope that SQL Server takes this too, since they claim some
amount of spec compliance.
regards, tom lane
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