On 07/26/2016 06:25 PM, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
On 7/5/16 4:24 AM, Albe Laurenz wrote:
But notwithstanding your feeling that you would like your application
to break if it makes use of this behaviour, it is a change that might
make some people pretty unhappy - nobody can tell how many.


What is the use of the existing behavior?  You get back an arbitrary
implementation dependent value.  We don't even guarantee what the value
will be.  If we changed it to return a different implementation
dependent value, would users get upset?

No they would not get upset because they wouldn't know.

Can we just do the right thing?

JD




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