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Re: Suggested patch to plpgsql docs (7.4beta)

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Suggested patch to plpgsql docs (7.4beta)
Date: 2003-09-04 06:23:07
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On Thursday 04 September 2003 04:32, Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > I figured everyone would assume that.  I know of no language that will
> > execute a loop listed as 10 ... 1.

I did assume that, then my paranoia kicked in suggesting it might be 
constructing a list of values and stepping through them. The only reason I 
could think it should behave like a while loop is that, well, all the others 

> Fortran N for N < something-or-other.  I think Richard is betraying
> his age ;-)

And how DARE you Tom - I clearly meant DotJavaWebSysNet or something trendy 
like that and not some crufty version of BASIC from my 6502 days....;-)

  Richard Huxton
  Archonet Ltd

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