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Re: Allow an alias for the target table in UPDATE

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Atsushi Ogawa <atsushi(dot)ogawa(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Allow an alias for the target table in UPDATE
Date: 2005-11-29 01:39:22
Message-ID: 200511290139.jAT1dMC01653@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Atsushi Ogawa wrote:
> I am interested in a following item in TODO.
> 
> o Allow an alias to be provided for the target table in
>   UPDATE/DELETE
>   This is not SQL-spec but many DBMSs allow it.
> 
> I think that this functionality is useful for the migration from
> other RDBMS. However the SQL92 spec does not allow an alias for
> the target table in UPDATE.
> Is it still TODO? If it is TODO, I will try it.

Yes, this is still a valid TODO item.

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