On 8/31/07, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
> Josh Tolley escribió:
> > > On Thursday 30 August 2007 21:15, Tom Lane wrote:
> > > > to_date and friends are fairly awful in terms of not throwing errors
> > > > when the input doesn't really match the format. I think what you
> > > > shoulda got here is a bad-input error. However, somebody's going to
> > > > have to do a major rewrite of formatting.c to make it much better...
> > Any votes for making that formatting.c rewrite a TODO item?
> Well, there is already a to_char patch scheduled for 8.4. If you want
> to improve the to_date code, you are invited to do so -- no need to have
> a TODO item about it.
I figured as much.
> If what you expect is that having a TODO item will mean that somebody
> else will start working on it, I think you'll be disappointed :-)
I realize this chance is slim. The likelihood that I could get to it
and make something useful of it seemed even more slim :)
> (OTOH maybe we should add it and put the % mark in it.)
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