Re: [HACKERS] revision of todo: NULL for ROW variables

2010-11-01 Thread Jim Nasby
On Oct 28, 2010, at 11:41 AM, Merlin Moncure wrote: On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 10:15 AM, Tom Lane t...@sss.pgh.pa.us wrote: Pavel Stehule pavel.steh...@gmail.com writes: I am checking PLpgSQL ToDo topics, and I am not sure if this topic isn't done. And if not, then I would to get some detail.

Re: [HACKERS] revision of todo: NULL for ROW variables

2010-11-01 Thread Jeff Davis
On Mon, 2010-11-01 at 09:44 -0500, Jim Nasby wrote: My take on this is that we are stuck with the status quo. If a change must be done, the 'is null' change should be reverted to un-standard behavior. The SQL standard position on this issue is, IMNSHO, on mars. As someone who's

Re: [HACKERS] revision of todo: NULL for ROW variables

2010-11-01 Thread Kevin Grittner
Jeff Davis pg...@j-davis.com wrote: Seriously though, I think that we should stick as closely to the letter of the standard as possible here (or, if there is ambiguity, pick one reasonable interpretation). NULL semantics are confusing enough without everyone making their own subtle tweaks.

Re: [HACKERS] revision of todo: NULL for ROW variables

2010-11-01 Thread Merlin Moncure
On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 2:29 PM, Kevin Grittner kevin.gritt...@wicourts.gov wrote: Jeff Davis pg...@j-davis.com wrote: Seriously though, I think that we should stick as closely to the letter of the standard as possible here (or, if there is ambiguity, pick one reasonable interpretation). NULL

Re: [HACKERS] revision of todo: NULL for ROW variables

2010-10-28 Thread Tom Lane
Pavel Stehule pavel.steh...@gmail.com writes: I am checking PLpgSQL ToDo topics, and I am not sure if this topic isn't done. And if not, then I would to get some detail. I think that thread petered out because we didn't have consensus on what the behavior ought to be. It goes back to whether

Re: [HACKERS] revision of todo: NULL for ROW variables

2010-10-28 Thread Merlin Moncure
On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 10:15 AM, Tom Lane t...@sss.pgh.pa.us wrote: Pavel Stehule pavel.steh...@gmail.com writes: I am checking PLpgSQL ToDo topics, and I am not sure if this topic isn't done. And if not, then I would to get some detail. I think that thread petered out because we didn't have