Jan Wieck wrote: > Bruce Momjian wrote: > > > Jan Wieck wrote: > >> Tom Lane wrote: > >> > >> > Fabien COELHO <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > >> >> Most of the patch deals with the documentation, which is rather ugly > >> >> because it keeps telling about "INSTEAD" vs "non-INSTEAD" rules, as there > >> >> is no name for the default behavior. I think "ALSO" fixes this issue as it > >> >> clarifies the explanations. > >> > > >> > Hmm ... I find that argument much more convincing than any of the others > >> > ... > >> > > >> > Jan, what do you think? You invented this command's syntax IIRC. > >> > >> I did not. We inherited it from Postgres 4.2. If people think an ALSO > >> keyword will clearify things, what about renaming the whole CREATE RULE > >> into something along the line CREATE QUERY REWRITE MACRO? > > > > Are you saying you don't want ALSO added? > > > > No, I am saying that CREATE RULE is so often misinterpreted to work like > a trigger and when we explain that it is more like Macro expansion > before the query is executed they understand better. CREATE RULE itself > is just vague, with or without ALSO.
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