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?

 Oracle has IYYYY too. So thanks to  Kurt, because now we approximate to
 100% compatibity :-)

 BTW,  I'm open  for to_char()  PostgreSQL  extensions if  it will  good
 described in docs and marked as PostgreSQL extension.

    Karel

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 Karel Zak  <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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