On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 6:40 AM, Dean Rasheed <dean.a.rash...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Technically, anything that can be done using INCLUSIVE/EXCLUSIVE can
> also be done using using MINVALUE/MAXVALUE, by artificially adding
> another partitioning column and making it unbounded above/below, but
> that would really just be a hack, and it (artificially adding an extra
> column) would be unnecessary if we added INCLUSIVE/EXCLUSIVE support
> in a later release. Thus, I think the 2 features would complement each
> other quite nicely.

OK, works for me.  I'm not really keen about the MINVALUE/MAXVALUE
syntax -- it's really +/- infinity, not a value at all -- but I
haven't got a better proposal and yours at least has the virtue of
perhaps being familiar to those who know about Oracle.

Do you want to own this open item, then?

Robert Haas
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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