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Re: SQL:2003 keyword additions

From: Thomas Hallgren <thhal(at)mailblocks(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org, Troels Arvin <troels(at)arvin(dot)dk>
Subject: Re: SQL:2003 keyword additions
Date: 2004-11-24 11:32:52
Message-ID: thhal-05wmAAr8HcC4V80FGhgBKdPsyiIjgW3@mailblocks.com (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> ... Therefore, adding more reserved key 
> words than necessary does not achieve anything in terms of SQL 
> conformance.
> 
One might argue that it will prevent current PostgreSQL users from 
unintentionally using those keywords and thereby obtain 2 goals:

1. The SQL code will be more portable since other databases may 
recognize the keywords.
2. Migration to a future PostgreSQL version where the relevant commands 
has been implemented will be easier.

Regards,
Thomas Hallgren


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