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Re: SGML cleanup

From: Oliver Jowett <oliver(at)opencloud(dot)com>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
Cc: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: SGML cleanup
Date: 2004-08-23 01:43:02
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Alvaro Herrera wrote:

>>    <para>
>>!    The SQL2003 standard specifies that the keyword
>>!    <literal>SAVEPOINT</> is mandatory.  <productname>PostgreSQL</> and
>>!    <productname>Oracle</> allow the <literal>SAVEPOINT</literal>
>>!    keyword to be omitted.  SQL2003 allows only <literal>WORK</>, not
> 
> 
> Why are we mentioning Oracle behavior at all?

One of the influences on the SAVEPOINT/ROLLBACK syntax was avoiding 
gratuitous incompatibility with Oracle; doesn't it make sense to 
document this?

-O

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