On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 6:12 PM, Erik Jones <ejones(at)engineyard(dot)com> wrote:
> Yes, and columns have default values, too, which are not tied to their
> datatype's default value (if it even has one). ALTER TABLE initializes rows
> to have the new *column's* default. A column of some domain type could
> easily have some default other than the domain's default and, in fact, if
> you don't specify a default for the column then it's default is NULL.
the whole thing about domains, is that you specify type and default,
and even check constraint. And I did specify default - hence I would
expect it to be set to that value!!
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