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Re: Book and TEMP vs. TEMPORARY

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Ross J(dot) Reedstrom" <reedstrm(at)wallace(dot)ece(dot)rice(dot)edu>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Book and TEMP vs. TEMPORARY
Date: 2000-04-06 16:20:33
Message-ID: 200004061620.MAA22497@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> On Thu, Apr 06, 2000 at 11:38:10AM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > > Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > > > I am doing the chapter on temporary tables.  Should I show examples
> > > > using TEMP or TEMPORARY?
> > > 
> > > TEMPORARY is SQL92 standard, TEMP is not.  Nuff said...
> > 
> > OK, but TEMPORARY doesn't work on 6.5.*, right?
> 
> Seems to work in 6.5.0, here:

Oh, that's great news.  I though it was only added in 7.0.  I now see it
in 6.5.3.  I think in 7.0 we just allowed TEMP as a user column.

For the book, TEMPORARY it is.

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