On Fri, 2003-03-21 at 12:12, Tom Lane wrote:
> Hm?  As of CVS tip, SCROLL most definitely does something.

Sorry -- I noticed that it doesn't actually effect whether you can do
backward fetches on the cursor, which is what I should have said.

> (No problem here with adding the noise-word option, of course.)

Note that it won't be a noise word: if NO SCROLL is specified, an
attempt to do a backward fetch on a non-scrollable cursor will yield an

> > Should we change this behavior to be spec compliant, or default to
> > SCROLL if neither is specified?
> We already had that discussion.

Fair enough (I must have been sleeping :-) ). That behavior seems
reasonable to me.



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