Re: Celko: help with an experiment

From: Rick Morris <morriscode_at_telocity.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2002 14:50:27 -0400
Message-ID: <3d25e74c_9_at_nopics.sjc>


Results for PostgreSQL versions 7.1.2, and 7.2.1, running on FreeBSD

"--CELKO--" <71062.1056_at_compuserve.com> wrote in message news:c0d87ec0.0207031105.996ef17_at_posting.google.com...
> Please be so kind as to run this set of queries on any SQL products
> you have. They are short. Then send me your answers and the name and
> version of the SQL product you used.
>
> I want to use this information in a article or my next book. I think
> there is a serious flaw in the Standards and want to investigate.
>
> CREATE TABLE Foobar (I INTEGER NOT NULL);
>
> INSERT INTO Foobar VALUES (1);
>
> 1) SELECT * FROM Foobar;
>
> [ ] 0
> [x] 1
> [ ] 99
> [ ] NULL
> [ ] Empty set
> [ ] Warning
> [ ] Fatal error
> [ ] Other
>
> 2) SELECT MAX(i) FROM Foobar;
>
> [ ] 0
> [x] 1
> [ ] 99
> [ ] NULL
> [x] Empty set
> [ ] Warning
> [ ] Fatal error
> [ ] Other
>
> 3) SELECT * FROM Foobar WHERE 1 = 0;
>
> [ ] 0
> [ ] 1
> [ ] 99
> [ ] NULL
> [x] Empty set
> [ ] Warning
> [ ] Fatal error
> [ ] Other
>
> 4) SELECT MAX(i) FROM Foobar WHERE 1 = 0;
>
> [ ] 0
> [ ] 1
> [ ] 99
> [x] NULL
> [ ] Empty set
> [ ] Warning
> [ ] Fatal error
> [ ] Other
>
>
> 5) SELECT CASE WHEN 1 = 1
> THEN 99
> ELSE COUNT(*) END AS x
> FROM Foobar
> WHERE 1 = 0;
>
> [ ] 0
> [ ] 1
> [x] 99
> [ ] NULL
> [ ] Empty set
> [ ] Warning
> [ ] Fatal error
> [ ] Other
>
> 6) SELECT CASE WHEN 1 = 0
> THEN 99
> ELSE COUNT(*) END AS x
> FROM Foobar
> WHERE 1 = 0;
>
> [x] 0
> [ ] 1
> [ ] 99
> [ ] NULL
> [ ] Empty set
> [ ] Warning
> [ ] Fatal error
> [ ] Other
>
> --CELKO--
Received on Fri Jul 05 2002 - 20:50:27 CEST

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