Peter Eisentraut wrote:
... Therefore, adding more reserved key words than necessary does not achieve anything in terms of SQL conformance.

One might argue that it will prevent current PostgreSQL users from unintentionally using those keywords and thereby obtain 2 goals:

1. The SQL code will be more portable since other databases may recognize the keywords.
2. Migration to a future PostgreSQL version where the relevant commands has been implemented will be easier.

Thomas Hallgren

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