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Re: Special column trivia

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Special column trivia
Date: 2010-06-10 22:00:35
Message-ID: 201006102200.o5AM0Zq14165@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> > What got me reading that section was a rather weird documentation 
> > question/addition from Edmund Horner.  He noted that the following works 
> > on PG8.4 and 9.0:
> 
> > postgres=# select (row(1,2)).name;
> 
> This is the cast-a-composite-type-to-string-type issue that's come up in
> several guises before, eg most recently at
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-general/2010-05/msg01126.php

Do we need additional documentation?

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