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Re: SEQUENCEs and NO MAXVALUE NO MINVALUE

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Rod Taylor <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca>,PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: SEQUENCEs and NO MAXVALUE NO MINVALUE
Date: 2003-02-03 15:23:28
Message-ID: 200302031523.h13FNSE20027@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Your patch has been added to the PostgreSQL unapplied patches list at:

	http://momjian.postgresql.org/cgi-bin/pgpatches

I will try to apply it within the next 48 hours.

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Tom Lane wrote:
> Rod Taylor <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca> writes:
> > Adds in NO MAXVALUE and NO MINVALUE options for create sequence per 200X
> > spec, which will also make alter sequence a touch easier.
> 
> What are these supposed to do exactly?  There is no such animal as a
> sequence that hasn't got a maxvalue, nor one without a minvalue.
> "Large" does not mean "unlimited".
> 
> I'm not eager to pick up evidently-poorly-thought-out features from a
> draft spec that is nowhere near being frozen.  Anyway, didn't we decide
> that converging syntax with 200X was a bad idea if we weren't going to
> converge semantics?
> 
> 			regards, tom lane
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