> It seems that there should be some consistency here in the use of
> parenthesis. I don't really know how these things are handled on the
> backend, but it seems that parenthesis are the more correct way, or at
> least both should be allowed.
The ones without parens are SQL-mandated "constants" which are
translated in the parser front end into function calls (usually with
some other name for historical reasons). Other function calls, like
now(), are really that: function calls.
> Any thoughts?
Uh, sure ;)
Thomas Lockhart lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu
South Pasadena, California
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