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another standards question

From: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)topsystem(dot)de>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org (PostgreSQL Hacker)
Subject: another standards question
Date: 1998-03-18 12:56:58
Message-ID: 199803181256.NAA06414@gauss.topsystem.de (view raw or flat)
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I just compiled and ran my first ecpg program with indicator variables. It
needs lots of work before I can submit a patch, and I will have to increase
the major number of libecpg. Anyway, I used indicator variables with
the following syntax:

select ... into :variable:indicator

Now I checked Oracle and it accepts

select ... into :variable indicator :indicator 

as well. I like this because I think this it is better readable. However,
I'm not sure which version the standard supports. Currently ecpg eaccepts
both.

Michael
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