Peter Eisentraut napsal(a):
Am Dienstag, 26. Februar 2008 schrieb Zdenek Kotala:
But how you handle situation when you have multi language application
which needs correct output for all languages? You cannot use any of the
pattern because it will be wrong for some group of languages.


This is what you get when you copy a proprietary, poorly specified interface. The to_char functions are supposed to be Oracle-compatible, so we need to check what Oracle does. Whether that is useful in practice is a bit secondary.
I see. It is ok from this point of view.

I'm beginning to think, if you want formatting functions that are more sane, stable, and standardized, export sprintf and strftime to PostgreSQL
Yes, it should solve a problem.

         Zdenek

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