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Re: Re: [HACKERS] extra syntax on INSERT

From: Tod McQuillin <devin(at)spamcop(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Limin Liu <limin(at)pumpkinnet(dot)com>, <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: [HACKERS] extra syntax on INSERT
Date: 2001-06-02 02:24:34
Message-ID: Pine.GSO.4.33.0106012123000.29707-100000@sysadmin (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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On Thu, 31 May 2001, Tom Lane wrote:

> Limin Liu <limin(at)pumpkinnet(dot)com> writes:
> > I just realized that INSERT allows us to have more syntax than the
> > manual said.  I wonder if we want to elimiate it or keep it with more
> > documentation on the INSERT statment?
> This will likely go away when we get around to upgrading INSERT to the
> full SQL spec --- certainly I'd feel no compunction about removing any
> non-SQL syntax that happens to be supported now, if it gets in the way
> of spec compliance.

Are you talking about allowing multiple rows in one insert, like this?

INSERT into foo VALUES ((1, 2, 3), (4, 5, 6), (7, 8, 9))

That would be a nice feature to have, and I think it's consistent with
Tod McQuillin

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