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Re: to_timestamp() and quarters

From: "A(dot) Kretschmer" <andreas(dot)kretschmer(at)schollglas(dot)com>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: to_timestamp() and quarters
Date: 2010-03-02 15:15:29
Message-ID: 20100302151529.GC25194@a-kretschmer.de (view raw or flat)
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In response to Tom Lane :
> Asher Hoskins <asher(at)piceur(dot)co(dot)uk> writes:
> > I can't seem to get to_timestamp() or to_date() to work with quarters, 
> 
> The source code says
> 
>                  * We ignore Q when converting to date because it is not
>                  * normative.
>                  *
>                  * We still parse the source string for an integer, but it
>                  * isn't stored anywhere in 'out'.
> 

Ouch, sound like MySQL / myisam: we accept things like foreign key, but
we don't implement that...

+1 for raise an error or something, but no 'accept & ignore'.


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