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Re: The "Why Postgres not MySQL" bullet list

From: Rod Taylor <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca>
To: Ian Barwick <barwick(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Postgresql Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: The "Why Postgres not MySQL" bullet list
Date: 2003-08-31 21:53:42
Message-ID: 1062366821.5470.15.camel@jester (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-advocacy
> On that note I do have vague intentions of compiling a list
> of PostgreSQL gotchas. The only other one I have right now is 
> PostgreSQL's mandatory AS as in 
>   SELECT col AS whatever
> instead of the alternative
>   SELECT col whatever
> which IIRC is standard-compliant (there is a thread on this
> somewhere).

I believe in the spec AS is optional. Peter had a proposal for allowing
optional AS in PostgreSQL, but I don't remember why it wasn't

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