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Re: [INTERFACES] Re: [HACKERS] changes in 6.4

From: David Hartwig <daveh(at)insightdist(dot)com>
To: Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)trust(dot)ee>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] Re: [HACKERS] changes in 6.4
Date: 1998-07-15 20:40:56
Message-ID: 35AD13D8.38DAA63@insightdist.com (view raw or flat)
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Hannu Krosing wrote:

> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >
> >
> > I was afraid I was going to insult someone by saying what I did.
> >
> > I MEANT that there are no features being added that a non-postgresql
> > user would be interested in.  subselects was one feature that
> > non-postgresql users would understand.  Most of our stuff now is
> > cleanup/extension of 6.3 features, many of which would be uninteresting
> > to potential users.
>
> Not requiring the column to sort on in target list ia also quite
> important.
>

Along these lines - I heard someone grumbling a while back about not being
able to use a function in the ORDER/GROUP BY clauses.  (i.e. SELECT bar FROM
foo ORDER  BY  LCASE(alpha);)   I believe it is on the TODO list.   Bruce, I
will claim this item unless someone else already has.


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