On Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 02:06:16PM -0400, Chuck McDevitt wrote:
> In general, we wouldn't want to support any de facto standard that:
>   1.  Is supported only by one vendor
>   2.  Causes any standard SQL statement to fail, or return a different
> answer from the standard.
> The proposed change doesn't fail either of these.

>From what I can see upthread, it fails 1 and possibly 2.  Given that
we don't seem to know _why_ it is forbidden, there could well be a
case under 2 is a problem, and we haven't thought of it.


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