On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 11:41:18AM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Kurt Roeckx <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > This patch allows you to use IYYYY as format specifier to get the
> > ISO year, the year correspondeing to the ISO week number (IW).
> The purpose of to_char() as I understand it is to be 100% Oracle
> compatible, not to invent new features at random.  Is this duplicating
> some Oracle functionality that was left out?

I have no idea if this in Oracle or not.  But it's something I
needed, and other people in the past asked about it too.

You could use the normal year instead of the iso year, but around
newyear this always gives problems.


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