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Re: [GENERAL] Median, Quartile and Percentile Aggregate Functions

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Ed Loehr <eloehr(at)austin(dot)rr(dot)com>
Cc: Patrik Hall <phall(at)phall(dot)kdsoft(dot)fi>, PostgreSQL General <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Median, Quartile and Percentile Aggregate Functions
Date: 2000-03-05 14:15:21
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.21.0003051446200.347-100000@localhost.localdomain (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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Ed Loehr writes:

> Forgive me if I already said this...May I suggest a lovely little perl
> package called Statistics::Descriptive which I use for this sort of
> thing?  I know it's not exactly what your were looking for, but it's a
> possible consideration if you happen to be accessing pgsql via
> perl/DBI.

For those of us that access databases via a variety of clients this isn't
exactly a very stylish option. It has always been my philosophy to let the
database drive the application and not the other way around. Others are
free to disagree.

Peter Eisentraut                  Sernanders väg 10:115
peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net                   75262 Uppsala            Sweden

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