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Re: Patch for adding DATACUBE operator

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: sumit <sumit(at)gdit(dot)iiit(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Patch for adding DATACUBE operator
Date: 2003-06-30 14:33:54
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sumit <sumit(at)gdit(dot)iiit(dot)net> writes:
> In keeping with this, we first define the syntax of a CUBE statement as follows:

> SELECT <field list><aggregate list>
> INTO <destination table>
> FROM <table expression>
> WHERE <search condition>
> GROUP BY <aggregate list>
> HAVING <search condition>

SQL99 defines a GROUP BY CUBE(...) operation, which seems to do the same
thing as this.  Why are you using a nonstandard syntax?

			regards, tom lane

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