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Re: Question

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: Chris Travers <chris(at)travelamericas(dot)com>,David Costa <geeks(at)dotgeek(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Question
Date: 2004-02-21 14:43:19
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On Saturday 21 February 2004 06:13, Chris Travers wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-02-21 at 09:13, David Costa wrote:
> > dead elephant  ;) what about a cool one line postgresql query in lieu
> > of him ? could demonstrate the logic power of postgresql vs mysql and
> > others
> > anyone willing to share a nice one ?
> Hmmm....  Thinking of PostgreSQL vs MySQL vs. Firebird.....
> Unfortunately most of my complex queries are 8-10 lines long and use
> features such as subselects and UNION statements.  Those will show the
> difference between MySQL and PostgreSQL, but should work in
> Interbase/Firebird.
> I am afraid the request to demonstrate the logic power of PostgreSQL in
> one line is sort of like asking for a proof to Fermat's Theorem in one
> double-spaced page and normal font size.  If someone can do this, I will
> be quite impressed :-P
> Maybe a really simple PLPerl function might be a good idea?

better might be a plphp function 

Robert Treat
Build A Brighter Lamp :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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