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Tom Lane wrote:
> "Joshua D. Drake" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> Bertram Scharpf wrote:
>>> Wouldn't the release be a good opportunity for providing
>>> this little tool?
> As for whether we could accept this for 8.4, I thought the general
> consensus was that we should implement the SQL-spec WITH syntax.
> The only good reason for supporting CONNECT BY would be to be
> Oracle-compatible, which this patch isn't. (Being Oracle-compatible
> isn't necessarily good anyway; are we sure they don't have a patent
> on their way of doing this?)
I believe this patch is an update to the table_funcs contrib module.
Joshua D Drake
> Various people have looked at supporting WITH in the past; IIRC Greg
> Stark has been the most recent contender. I'd suggest joining forces
> with him if you'd like to make this happen.
> regards, tom lane
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