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Re: [HACKERS] SQL92

From: "Thomas G(dot) Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
To: "Jackson, DeJuan" <djackson(at)cpsgroup(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, jose(at)sferacarta(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] SQL92
Date: 1998-10-02 16:21:33
Message-ID: 3614FD8D.8F7C67AB@alumni.caltech.edu (view raw or flat)
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> >       * add SIMILAR to allow character classes, 'pg_[a-c]%'
> So are we going to add the character class support to LIKE or SIMILAR 
> or both?  Just looking for clarification.  Or are we going to use the 
> regex code for both?

I would expect us to stay compatible with the standard for LIKE, and
perhaps have a superset of the SQL3 (draft) standard for SIMILAR. I'd
expect it to be a candidate for v6.5, or perhaps for v6.4.x.

But I'm not doing the work, and whoever does has a much stronger vote :)

               - Tom

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