Tom Lane wrote:
> The latter seems seriously grotty: it forces the user to remember an

Agreed.

> I propose that we change the syntax to be
> 
>       WITH OIDS
>       | WITHOUT OIDS
>       | WITH (definition)
>       | /*EMPTY*/
> 
> and say that if you want to specify both OIDS and another option you
> have to write "oids" or "oids=false" in the definition list.
> 
> This gets rid of the hazard that someone might try to specify
> conflicting oids options in the hardwired part of the syntax and
> in the definition list, and lets the hardwired syntax be deprecated
> and perhaps someday removed.
> 
> Any objections?

Sounds good.

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