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Re: [HACKERS] SQL92

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: djackson(at)cpsgroup(dot)com (Jackson, DeJuan)
Cc: lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu, jose(at)sferacarta(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] SQL92
Date: 1998-10-02 16:05:14
Message-ID: 199810021605.MAA09939@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> > > > > You need The SQL3 SIMILAR
> > > > > in this case pattern can involve additional special characters,
> > not 
> > > > > just % and _ as in LIKE,
> > > > TODO item changed to:
> > > >         * add SIMILAR to allow character classes, 'pg_[a-c]%'
> > > 
> > > The annoying thing is that our regex "~" operators do all of this
> > and
> > > more, but presumably don't have the right behavior for underscore
> > and
> > > for percent. Should we look at the regex code and try to get it to
> > be
> > > compatible (for v6.5...)?
> > 
> > Not sure.
> I thought that the regex code was already being revamped by the
> originator.

He is speeding it up, but had no release date yet.

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