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Re: FAQ misinformation

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Keith Anderson <keith(at)jollygreen(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: FAQ misinformation
Date: 2001-02-07 16:32:22
Message-ID: 200102071632.LAA10876@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Sorry.  I tried to get it updated for 7.1 a little too early this time. 
Let me add a mention in the FAQ now.

> 
> In your FAQ on at 'http://www.postgresql.org/docs/faq-english.html', 
> Question 4.13 refers to the ILIKE operator, which does NOT exist in 
> any current versions of PostgreSQL. According to the mailing list 
> archives, it is slated for inclusion in the 7.1 release - but to 
> include it in the FAQ before then is misleading (I just spent an hour 
> trying to get it to work!).
> 
> ----- Quote from the web page -----
> 4.13) How do I perform regular expression searches and 
> case-insensitive regular expression searches?
> 
> The ~ operator does regular expression matching, and ~* does 
> case-insensitive regular expression matching. The case-insensitive 
> variant of LIKE is called ILIKE.
> ----- End Quote -----
> 
> Thanks,
> Keith
> 
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