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Re: PG 7.2b4 bug?

From: Don Baccus <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PG 7.2b4 bug?
Date: 2001-12-17 22:02:08
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Tom Lane wrote:

> Don Baccus <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com> writes:
>>Most language standards - at least the ones I've worked 
>>on - require compliant implementations to define and document 
>>implementation-defined behavior ...
> SQL99 saith:
>          g) implementation-defined: Possibly differing between SQL-
>             implementations, but specified by the implementor for each
>             particular SQL-implementation.
>          h) implementation-dependent: Possibly differing between SQL-
>             implementations, but not specified by ISO/IEC 9075, and not
>             required to be specified by the implementor for any particular
>             SQL-implementations.
> Behavior of nondeterministic functions falls in the second category ...

Yep, those are the definitions I'm used to.  OK, then, since this is 
implementation-dependent, not implementation-defined, PG's off the hook 

Don Baccus
Portland, OR,,

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