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Re: pg ANY/SOME ambiguity wrt sql standard?

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Fabien COELHO <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr>,PostgreSQL Developers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg ANY/SOME ambiguity wrt sql standard?
Date: 2004-05-01 01:17:16
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Tom Lane wrote:

>Fabien COELHO <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr> writes:
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>>As a "temporary" fix, what about "_ANY" and "_SOME" as aggregate names?
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>Ick :-(.  The use of leading underscores is an ugly C-ism that we should
>not propagate into SQL names.
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I second this... the whole __ is hard to type and remember.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake



>How about bool_or() and bool_and()?  Or at least something based on OR
>and AND?  I don't find ANY/ALL to be particularly mnemonic for this
>usage anyway.
>
>			regards, tom lane
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