On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 2:06 PM, Dean Rasheed <dean.a.rash...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3 July 2017 at 06:00, Amit Langote <langote_amit...@lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote:
>> On 2017/07/03 2:15, Dean Rasheed wrote:
>>> My first thought was UNBOUNDED ABOVE/BELOW, because that matches the
>>> terminology already in use of upper and lower bounds.
>> I was starting to like the Ashutosh's suggested UNBOUNDED MIN/MAX syntax,
>> but could you clarify your comment that ABOVE/BELOW is the terminology
>> already in use of upper and lower bounds?  I couldn't find ABOVE/BELOW in
>> our existing syntax anywhere that uses the upper/lower bound notion, so
>> was confused a little bit.
> I just meant that the words "above" and "below" more closely match the
> already-used terms "upper" and "lower" for the bounds, so that
> terminology seemed more consistent, e.g. "UNBOUNDED ABOVE" => no upper
> bound.
>> Also, I assume UNBOUNDED ABOVE signifies positive infinity and vice versa.
> Right.
> I'm not particularly wedded to that terminology. I always find naming
> things hard, so if anyone can think of anything better, let's hear it.

Yet another option: UNBOUNDED UPPER/LOWER.

Best Wishes,
Ashutosh Bapat
EnterpriseDB Corporation
The Postgres Database Company

Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (pgsql-hackers@postgresql.org)
To make changes to your subscription:

Reply via email to