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. Cheers, David. -- David Fetter <da...@fetter.org> http://fetter.org/ Phone: +1 415 235 3778 AIM: dfetter666 Yahoo!: dfetter Skype: davidfetter XMPP: david.fet...@gmail.com Remember to vote! Consider donating to Postgres: http://www.postgresql.org/about/donate -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers