2016-01-14 19:51 GMT+01:00 Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 12:13 PM, Marko Tiikkaja <ma...@joh.to> wrote:
> > SET syntax for INSERT was brought up a few years ago here:
> > From the discussion it seems that one committer was against, one
> > was not against, and one committer saw something good in the proposal.
> > Personally, I believe this would be a huge readability improvement to
> > INSERTs with more than a few columns. I'm willing to put in some work to
> > make this happen for 9.7, but I'd like to know that I'm not wasting my
> I'm mildly in favor of this proposal. I think that "-1 PostgreSQL
> isn't MySQL!" is maybe the lamest reason for not supporting useful
> syntax that I can think of.
Now I am able to write more correct argument. It is one from basic SQL
statement, and for using proprietary syntax should be pretty strong reason.
Probably there is less risk than 7 years ago, but still creating own syntax
isn't the best idea. This is syntactic sugar only and different from ANSi
SQL or common standard.
> Robert Haas
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