On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 9:43 AM, Peter Geoghegan <pe...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote:
> Tom's point example does not seem to be problematic to me - the cast
> *should* blame the 42 const token, as the cast doesn't work as a
> result of its representation, which is in point of fact why the core
> system blames the Const node and not the coercion one.

I think I agree Tom's position upthread: blaming the coercion seems to
me to make more sense.  But if that's what we're trying to do, then
why does parse_coerce() say this?

         * Set up to point at the constant's text if the input routine throws
         * an error.

/me is confused.

Robert Haas
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