Stephan Szabo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> On Fri, 10 Aug 2007, Tom Lane wrote:
>> Is this what we want?  Arguably regexp_split is doing the most
>> reasonable thing for its intended usage, but the strict definition of
>> regexp matching seems to require what regexp_matches does.  I think
>> we need to either change one function to match the other, or else
>> document the inconsistency.

> I'm not sure how many languages do this, but at least perl seems to work
> similarly, which makes me guess that it's probably similar in a bunch of
> languages. If it is, then we should probably just document the
> inconsistency.

The Perl precedent is good enough for me.  Documented...

                        regards, tom lane

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