"Jim C. Nasby" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 12:02:12PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> ... I think Jeremy's problem would be solved just by applying
>> the float8 version to "extract(epoch from timestamp)".

Thinko there ... I meant to type "extract(epoch from interval)".

> Well, it would be nice to have a timestamp version so that users didn't
> have to keep typing "extract(epoch from timestamp)"... but yeah, I
> suspect that would work fine for timestamps. For intervals I suspect you
> could just convert to seconds (if we're going to add timestamps, it
> seems like we should add intervals as well).

This is exactly the slippery slope I don't care to start down.

                        regards, tom lane

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