On Tue, 2006-12-19 at 16:47 -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote: > Joshua D. Drake wrote: > > On Tue, 2006-12-19 at 10:01 +0100, Peter Eisentraut wrote: > > > Magnus Hagander wrote: > > > > Is it possible to add an error hint to the message? Along the line of > > > > "HINT: Did you perhaps get your casing wrong" (with better wording, > > > > of course). > > > > > > Or how about we just make everything case-insensitive -- but > > > case-preserving! -- on Windows only? > > > > Or we could simply add a helpful line to the postgresql.conf. > > Looking at the documentation I see: > > (possibly different) unit can also be specified explicitly. Valid > memory units are <literal>kB</literal> (kilobytes), > <literal>MB</literal> (megabytes), and <literal>GB</literal> > (gigabytes); valid time units are <literal>ms</literal> > (milliseconds), <literal>s</literal> (seconds), > <literal>min</literal> (minutes), <literal>h</literal> (hours), > and <literal>d</literal> (days). Note that the multiplier for > memory units is 1024, not 1000. > > The only value to being case-sensitive in this area is to allow > upper/lower case with different meanings, but I don't see us using that, > so why do we bother caring about the case?
Because it is technically correct :). Sincerely, Joshua D. Drake > -- === The PostgreSQL Company: Command Prompt, Inc. === Sales/Support: +1.503.667.4564 || 24x7/Emergency: +1.800.492.2240 Providing the most comprehensive PostgreSQL solutions since 1997 http://www.commandprompt.com/ Donate to the PostgreSQL Project: http://www.postgresql.org/about/donate ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 3: Have you checked our extensive FAQ? http://www.postgresql.org/docs/faq