[Pdx-pm] (OT) SQL style question
david at kineticode.com
Thu Jan 13 15:21:34 PST 2005
On Jan 13, 2005, at 2:43 PM, Josh Berkus wrote:
> The problem with using "." is that, if you join a view to something
> else, it
> can become really messed up:
> SELECT payroll_view."payroll.id", more_people.name
> FROM payroll_view JOIN more_people ....
> Frankly, if I saw payroll_view."payroll.id" in code somewhere, I'd
> assume it
> was a typo and change it to:
> ... which would get me a "no such schema payroll_view" error for my
Oh, right, I quite forgot that double-dot notation is legitimate SQL
(schema.table.column). Ick. Okay, double-underscores it is, I guess. At
least that frees us from having to use double-quotes.
Thanks for your feedback, Josh.
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