Florian Pflug <f...@phlo.org> writes: > On Oct9, 2011, at 14:20 , Kevin Grittner wrote: >> Yeah. It would be nice to see at least one use case. The only >> comment I recall is a vague suggestion that that people might want to >> select data from a table and infer table attributes from the result >> set metadata. That seems marginal.
> Well, there is one other, namely SQL standards compliance. It does > mandate that "CREATE TABLE ... AS SELECT" creates NOT NULL constraints > on non-nullable columns I think (I didn't re-check, though). I'm not sure > I see the value in that either, but, hey, standards compliance ought > to be a value it in itself, right? Um ... but that case has nothing to do with protocol changes. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers