Re: Adding // comments (ANSI??)...

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Sean Chittenden <sean(at)chittenden(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Adding // comments (ANSI??)...
Date: 2003-02-05 02:46:05
Message-ID: 21577.1044413165@sss.pgh.pa.us
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Sean Chittenden <sean(at)chittenden(dot)org> writes:
> I didn't think much of it until I took a gander at the crash-me page
> on mysql.com and I couldn't find a single vendor that supports //
> comments, but it did list // as an ANSI supported comment. ::shrug::

MySQL seem to have only a very weak grasp on the notion of "spec
compliance" ;-). // is most definitely not a comment in the SQL spec.

Furthermore, it's a legal operator name in Postgres.

regards, tom lane

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