On Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 01:34:03PM -0500, Robert Haas wrote: > On Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 7:29 PM, Peter Eisentraut > <peter.eisentr...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > > On 1/3/17 11:52 PM, Ashutosh Bapat wrote: > >> We will need to make CURRENT_DATABASE a reserved keyword. But I like > >> this idea more than COMMENT ON CURRENT DATABASE. > > > > We already have the reserved key word CURRENT_CATALOG, which is the > > standard spelling. But I wouldn't be bothered if we made > > CURRENT_DATABASE somewhat reserved as well. > > Maybe I'm just lacking in imagination, but what's the argument against > spelling it CURRENT DATABASE? AFAICS, that doesn't require reserving > anything new at all, and it also looks more SQL-ish to me. SQL > generally tries to emulate English, and I don't normally > speak_hyphenated_words.
I assume it is to match our use of CURRENT_USER as having special meaning. -- Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com + As you are, so once was I. As I am, so you will be. + + Ancient Roman grave inscription + -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers