Tom Lane wrote:
> Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net> writes:
> > Funny. That's a good argument for doing it that way, but almost the same
> > argument I make for putting the INTO at the end: so as to not confuse
> > people with the "SELECT a,b,c INTO newtable FROM oldtable" sql syntax.
> > In either case ISTM the existing recommendation is flawed.
> Come to think of it, I think that the motivation for the existing
> recommendation was precisely to have a syntax that is visibly different
> from the SQL-level SELECT INTO, with an eye to eventually allowing the
> SQL construct to work too. This may not be very important though,
> considering that SELECT INTO is deprecated in favor of CREATE TABLE AS.
I have removed the recommentation:
The <literal>INTO</> clause can appear almost anywhere in the <command>SELECT</command>
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