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Re: Bug 1500

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bug 1500
Date: 2005-03-26 23:56:43
Message-ID: 200503261556.43121.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Alvaro,

> On Sat, Mar 26, 2005 at 02:04:14PM -0800, Josh Berkus wrote:
> > SELECT to_char( INTERVAL '43 hours 20 minutes', 'MI' ) || ' min';
> > 2600 min
>
> Hmm, what if you wanted more than one literal string?  Say "1 mon 3
> days" ... your concatenation idea wouldn't work.  ISTM the format string
> should allow unconverted literals, so you would use
>
> SELECT to_char( INTERVAL '43 hours 20 minutes', 'MI min' );

Hmmm, good point.

Question: how does to_char tell the difference between a code ("MI") and a 
code which is also part of a word? ("MIN").

--Josh

-- 
--Josh

Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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