On 8/9/07, Tom Lane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> "Brendan Jurd" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > To my mind, it would make a lot more sense (and make hacking the file
> > a lot easier) if the processing functions were split into to_char and
> > from_char variants.  I'm not sure what, if any, advantage is gleaned
> > by having these functions combined.
> Yeah, I never liked that approach either.  I suppose the idea was to
> keep the to- and from- code for each format code close together, but
> it blurs what's going on to a much greater extent than that's worth.

Okay, I'll see what I can do.

Incidentally, anybody know what DCH is supposed to stand for?
Throughout the code DCH is used to refer to date/time formatting and
NUM to numeric formatting.  Just curious.

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