Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu> writes:
> I had thought it would be trivial to do ILIKE, but now I'm not sure how
> to handle the multi-byte case. It isn't sufficient to wrap the
> single-byte comparison arguments with tolower() is it??
I'd be inclined to force both strings to lower case as a whole and
then apply normal LIKE. Comments anyone?
> I recall people asking for it, but since it is a non-standard
> feature what implementation example should I follow? What alternatives
> are there? Is "check the archives" sufficient to produce a complete
> design discussion?
I do not recall seeing a complete proposal, but wasn't someone just
opining that Oracle has such a feature? If so, borrowing their spec
seems the thing to do.
regards, tom lane
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