Thank you, it's now clear to me.
Tom Lane rašė:
> Achilleas Mantzios <achill(at)matrix(dot)gatewaynet(dot)com> writes:
>> Στις Monday 12 May 2008 17:32:39 ο/η Julius Tuskenis έγραψε:
>>> do you know why division of intervals was not implemented? As I see it -
>>> there should be an easy way to do so. '1 hour 30 minutes' / '1 hour' =
>>> 1.5 .... Seems straight forward...
>> No idea why. However as you pose it,it makes sense.
> No, it doesn't really, because intervals contain multiple components.
> What would you define as the result of
> '1 month 1 hour' / '1 day'
> bearing in mind that the number of days per month is not fixed, and
> neither is the number of hours per day?
> You can derive a number if you're willing to make arbitrary assumptions
> about the relationships of the different units (as indeed extract(epoch)
> does), but hard-wiring such assumptions into a basic arithmetic operator
> doesn't seem like a good idea to me.
> regards, tom lane
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