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Re: Negative LIMIT and OFFSET?

From: Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>, "Simon Riggs" <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, "Neil Conway" <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>, "Andrew Sullivan" <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>, <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Negative LIMIT and OFFSET?
Date: 2007-12-15 09:28:53
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"Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:

> Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> writes:
>>> On Dec 14, 2007 6:42 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>>>> How do people feel about applying this to 8.3, rather than holding it?
>
>> I think it would have been better to apply before beta. We would have found
>> out if users were going to complain about it. Perhaps we should do it for 8.4
>> instead
>
> Um ... what's your point?  Are you suggesting we might've backed it out
> if a bunch of people complained?  Perhaps, but given that no one's even
> noticed the detail before, it seems pretty unlikely there would have
> been any complaints during beta.

I suppose that's what I'm saying. We've certainly been surprised before by
user reaction. But if you think we wouldn't back it out in that case that kind
of takes the wind out of that concern.


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  Gregory Stark
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