On 07/03/2016 12:36 PM, Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum wrote:
On 03.07.2016 07:05, Jaime Casanova wrote:
Shouldn't we fix this instead? Sounds like a bug to me. We don't usually
want to be bug compatible so it doesn't matter if we break something.
There are previous discussions about such a change, and this was rejected:
Hence the new function, which does not collide with the existing
I do not see a clear conclusion in the linked threads. For example Bruce
calls it a bug in one of the emails
I think we should fix to_date() to throw an error. Personally I would be
happy if my code broke due to this kind of change since the exception
would reveal an old bug which has been there a long time eating my data.
I cannot see a case where I would have wanted the current behavior.
If there is any legitimate use for the current behavior then we can add
it back as another function.
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