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Re: BUG #5848: Between operator issue

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: curt(at)net2business(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #5848: Between operator issue
Date: 2011-01-25 21:26:02
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curt(at)net2business(dot)com wrote:
> The following bug has been logged online:
> Bug reference:      5848
> Logged by:          
> Email address:      curt(at)net2business(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 8.1.22
> Operating system:   Centos 5.5
> Description:        Between operator issue
> Details: 
> Statement 'A between B and C' always false if B is greater than C, even if A
> falls between them.

I think you want BETWEEN SYMMETRIC:

    <literal>BETWEEN SYMMETRIC</> is the same as <literal>BETWEEN</>
    except there is no requirement that the argument to the left of
    <literal>AND</> be less than or equal to the argument on the right.
    If it is not, those two arguments are automatically swapped, so that
    a nonempty range is always implied.

  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>

  + It's impossible for everything to be true. +

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