On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 08:20:28AM -0800, Joe Conway wrote:
> On 11/04/2015 04:09 AM, Pavel Stehule wrote:
> > I am looking on this last patch. I talked about the name of this command
> > with more people, and the name "rotate" is unhappy. The correct name for
> > this visualization technique is "crosstab" (see google "crosstab"). The
> > conflict with our extension is unhappy, but using "rotate" is more worst
> > - (see google "rotate"). The term "rotate" is used less time (related to
> > topic), and usually with zero informed people. More, in attached doc,
> > the word "crosstab" is pretty often used, and then the word "rotate" has
> > not sense.
> Apologies if this has already been suggested (as I have not followed the
> entire thread), but if you don't want to conflict with the name
> crosstab, perhaps "pivot" would be better?

As I mentioned earlier, I'm hoping we can keep PIVOT reserved for the
server side, where all our competitors except DB2 (and MySQL if you
count that) have it.

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