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Re: pgsql/ oc/src/sgml/installation.sgml oc/src/sg ...

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: <pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgsql/ oc/src/sgml/installation.sgml oc/src/sg ...
Date: 2001-10-11 20:03:06
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.30.0110112051331.841-100000@peter.localdomain (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane writes:

> > 	Allow optional () after current_user, session_user, user, current_time,
> > 	current_timestamp, current_date for ODBC compatibility.
>
> Allow me to register an objection to this having been done with zero
> discussion, especially on the very eve of a beta release.

I apologize.

> It's not apparent to me that this is an improvement in our standards
> compatibility.

ODBC is generally thought of as being a standard.

We've had these in the odbc.sql file in semi-disabled form because they
needed parser support.

-- 
Peter Eisentraut   peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net   http://funkturm.homeip.net/~peter


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