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Re: A table with two names or table alias

From: "A(dot) Kretschmer" <andreas(dot)kretschmer(at)schollglas(dot)com>
To: pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: A table with two names or table alias
Date: 2008-07-25 12:23:50
Message-ID: 20080725122350.GF24432@a-kretschmer.de (view raw or flat)
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am  Fri, dem 25.07.2008, um 14:12:47 +0200 mailte Tk421 folgendes:
>    Can I create a table name alias?
> 
>    What i want is to access the same table with two different names. An 
> example:
> 
>    I've the table CITY with fields code and name. I want to know if i 
> can create an alternative name to table CITY, like LOCATION, to make 
> possible these two sentences:
> 
>       insert into CITY values (10, 'New York');
>       insert into LOCATION values (11, 'Paris')
> 
>    Thank you.

You can create a VIEW, and if you want to insert data into the view, you
can create rules for that.


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