On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 01:54:13PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > I'm honestly looking for some practical use of this.  We have debated 
> > other NOTICE messages over the years, but they at least tell you 
> > something you can use after the command.
> The objection I had to the original patch (which didn't return a notice)
> was that this seemed actively misleading:
>       foo=> DROP TABLE IF EXISTS not_there;
>       DROP TABLE
>       foo=>
> I would be satisfied if the returned command tag were something else,
> maybe "NO OPERATION".

"TABLE blah DID NOT EXIST" might be less confusing...
Jim Nasby                                            [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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