Bruce Momjian wrote:
I am still waiting for someone to tell us that they would use this
capability for a real-world problem.

It's extremely useful for data mining and data consolidation where you're given messy or sparse data to "clean up" and present intelligently.

For example, if it had existed 4 years ago, I would have used it for importing ELBS data from the UDF table (with lots of null rows) into PostgreSQL.


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