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Re: Nested Transaction TODO list

From: Haroldo Stenger <haroldo(dot)stenger(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Nested Transaction TODO list
Date: 2004-07-03 23:05:09
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On Sat, 03 Jul 2004 17:40:23 -0400, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl> writes:
> > Why does START have a different Node from BEGIN anyway?  This seems to
> > be a leftover from when people thought they should behave differently.
> > They are the same now, so there's no point in distinguishing them, or is it?
> 
> [shrug...] I'd counsel leaving this as-is.  We've practically always
> regretted it when we made the parser discard information about what
> the user typed.  For instance, I was just reminded yesterday that we
> really ought to distinguish SortClauses created due to user ORDER BY
> clauses from those created because the parser silently added 'em.

How about simply documenting semantic equivalences, and making them
somewhat more explicit to the user?

Regards
Haroldo

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