Peter Eisentraut <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Karel Zak writes:
>> test=# select to_char(0,'FM9.9');
>> to_char
>> ---------
>> 0.
>> (1 row)
>> test=# select to_char(1,'FM9.9');
>> to_char
>> ---------
>> 1.
>> (1 row)

> I find this highly bizzare.

No doubt, but it's what Oracle does (see tests posted to the lists by
several people) and to_char exists to duplicate Oracle behavior.  This
is hardly the silliest aspect of to_char's definition, IMHO ...

                        regards, tom lane

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