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Re: [HACKERS] another standards question

From: "Thomas G(dot) Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
To: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)topsystem(dot)de>
Cc: PostgreSQL Hacker <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] another standards question
Date: 1998-03-18 16:23:26
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> ... I used indicator variables with
> the following syntax:
> select ... into :variable:indicator
> Now I checked Oracle and it accepts
> select ... into :variable indicator :indicator
> as well. I like this because I think this it is better readable.
> I'm not sure which version the standard supports. Currently ecpg 
> accepts both.

Good. It looks like the standard allows both, including spaces between
":variable" and ":indicator" even when "INDICATOR" is omitted :(

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