There is an FAQ item about it.
> why it is a problem at all, if you use sql so long? outer join
> can be easily simulated.
> On Tue, 18 Apr 2000, Michael S. Kelly wrote:
> > I understand that outer joins are not supported in PostgreSQL. I'm just
> > starting my first PostgreSQL project, and have to admit that this concerns
> > me. Outer joins have come in handy, at some point, in almost every database
> > project I've ever worked on. I guess I'd like to hear how you all work
> > around this issue.
> > Thanks,
> > -=michael=-
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