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I will try to apply it within the next 48 hours.

I will probably hold it in the queue until Tom returns.

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Rod Taylor wrote:
> It would appear the spec was approved of before we got foo.nextval, so
> here it is again.
> 
> NEXT VALUE FOR and CURRENT VALUE FOR where CURRENT is an unreserved
> keyword and VALUE is not reserved in any way (ident with comparison to
> "value").
> 
> This allows the default of a table to depend on a sequence, CASCADE drop
> of the sequence removes removes references to it.
> 
> CURRENT VALUE FOR is an extension of the spec.
> 
> 
> This gives us almost everything required for the Sequence feature (T176)
> (as per the draft).
> 
> We're missing the datatype specification on the sequence.
> 
> CREATE SEQUENCE t AS numeric(130);
> 
> 
> Rod Taylor <rbt ( at ) rbt ( dot ) ca> writes: 
> > Are you ok with the DB2 and draft-spec syntax of NEXT VALUE FOR (where
> > value is not a reserved word)?  Or should I hold onto that until the
> > spec has gone through the final draft / release?
> 
> By that time we'll have done the Oracle-style foo.nextval, and it'll
> become kind of a moot point ;-)
> 
>                       regards, tom lane

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