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Re: Fwd: postgresql-autodoc - missinterprets "version"

From: Martin Pitt <martin(at)piware(dot)de>
To: PostgreSQL Bugs <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Fwd: postgresql-autodoc - missinterprets "version"
Date: 2004-07-08 15:01:23
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Hi Stephan!

On 2004-07-08  7:10 -0700, Stephan Szabo wrote:
> It doesn't appear to be necessary to quote the identifier, however version
> and "version" refer to the same identifier in this case so I wouldn't call
> it an error, either.  My guess as to the reason comes from this comment
> fragment in quote_identifier:
> * Check for keyword.  This test is overly strong, since many of
> * the "keywords" known to the parser are usable as column names,
> * but the parser doesn't provide any easy way to test for whether
> * an identifier is safe or not... so be safe not sorry.

This makes sense, thank you. I reassigned this bug to
postgresql-autodoc. Just ignoring the quotes cannot be that

Thanks and have a nice day!


Martin Pitt                 Debian GNU/Linux Developer
martin(at)piware(dot)de                      mpitt(at)debian(dot)org   

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