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Re: Adding column comment to information_schema.columns

From: Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)tm(dot)ee>
To: Justin Clift <jc(at)telstra(dot)net>
Cc: PostgreSQL Hackers Mailing List <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Adding column comment to information_schema.columns
Date: 2004-07-02 11:57:18
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On R, 2004-07-02 at 05:07, Justin Clift wrote:
> Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:
> >> There is a huge difference between adhering to a standard and limiting
> >> yourself to a standard.  The real question is whether PostgreSQL's
> >> goal is to support SQL standards, or whether PostgreSQL's goal is to
> >> give PostgreSQL users a useful set of tools.
> > 
> > 
> > There are literally _hundreds_ of fields we could add to the 
> > information_schema.  Either we add them all or we add none of them.
> Well, if we add them (and they would be very useful I reckon) should we 
> ensure there's an obvious PG naming thing happening?
> i.e.  pg_column_comment
> or similar?  Maybe not "pg_" but you know what I mean.

IIRC we were recently told (in this thread) that the SQL standard tells
to end local customisations with underscore, so it would be


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