Re: Fabian Pascal and RDBMS deficiencies in fully implementing

From: Roman Neuhauser <neuhauser(at)sigpipe(dot)cz>
To: Nis Jorgensen <nis(at)superlativ(dot)dk>
Cc: Agent M <agentm(at)themactionfaction(dot)com>, Postgres general mailing list <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Fabian Pascal and RDBMS deficiencies in fully implementing
Date: 2006-06-09 13:33:31
Message-ID: 20060609133331.GD11143@dagan.sigpipe.cz
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# nis(at)superlativ(dot)dk / 2006-06-09 10:12:21 +0200:
> Agent M wrote:
> > If you don't use NULL, then you don't
> > come across 3-valued logic--problem solved.
>
> So was does "SELECT sum(1) FROM dual WHERE false" return?

You stripped this:

> > Some Tutorial D notions really make sense; I would love to be able
> > to rely on every function returning a relation.

So your query would prolly return a table with one (INT) column,
but no rows.

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