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Re: Bug #702: NULLs order by bug in 7.2.1

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: johnl(at)emrx(dot)com, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bug #702: NULLs order by bug in 7.2.1
Date: 2002-07-03 14:40:07
Message-ID: 24640.1025707207@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-bugs
pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org writes:
> select date_fld from my_table order by date_fld desc;

> The above query put NULLs on top of normal values 
> in stead of bottom, this is not the case in 7.1.3. 

This is not a bug; it is an intentional change in behavior to conform
to SQL92.  We are not going to change it back --- unless you can
convince us that our reading of the spec is incorrect.

			regards, tom lane



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