Vitaly Burovoy wrote:

> Majority of the votes for NULL for "other things" except epoch.
> Nobody answers about differences between monotonic and oscillating values.
> I suppose behavior of monotonic values (julian, century, decade,
> isoyear, millennium and year) should be the same as for epoch (which
> obviously also monotonic value).
> Proposed patch has that behavior: +/-infinity for epoch, julian,
> century, decade, isoyear, millennium and year; NULL for other fields.

It seems we got majority approval on the design of this patch, and no
disagreement; the last submitted version appears to implement that.
There's no documentation change in the patch though.  I'm marking it as
Waiting on Author; please resubmit with necessary doc changes.


Álvaro Herrera      
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