Re: ANSI Join improvement

From: Aloha Kakuikanu <>
Date: 21 Jun 2006 13:09:51 -0700
Message-ID: <> wrote:
> At the risk of being labeled a crank...
> I'm looking for someone to tell me whether my idea for improving the
> ANSI Join syntax has any merit. One thing about the current syntax
> that often strikes me is I usually join tables on identically named
> columns, and NATURAL joins are perfect for this situation:

You don't need ANSI Join syntax. It's ugly, redundant, and plain dangerous (think of NATURAL JOIN).

> Any thoughts on this? I have the ANSI committee on hold right now, and
> I don't know if they will put up with the elevator music for much
> longer....

ANSI committee no longer exists. I went out and shot each and every of them with my 9mm. Received on Wed Jun 21 2006 - 22:09:51 CEST

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