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From: Konstantin Osipov <kostja.osipov@gmail.com>
To: Imeev Mergen <imeevma@tarantool.org>
Cc: tarantool-discussions@dev.tarantool.org
Subject: Re: [Tarantool-discussions] Implicit cast for ASSIGNMENT
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 15:35:00 +0300
Message-ID: <20200430123500.GA6499@atlas> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <36e21524-35d7-9f54-5953-32863df95709@tarantool.org>

* Imeev Mergen <imeevma@tarantool.org> [20/04/30 15:13]:
> Hi! Here we go again. Last time we have not come to a colclusion.
> 
> So, I suggest these rules for implicit cast for ASSIGNMENT:
> 1) Any value can be implicitly cast to ANY type.
> 2) Any scalar values ​​can be implicitly cast to SCALAR type.
> 3) Values ​​of numeric types can be implicitly cast to other numeric
> types.

SQL is strictly typed, there should be no implicit conversions
between numeric types.

The only possible exception is conversion of a lossless conversion
of a numeric literal, e.g.:

float_val = 1.1 -- implicitly convert decimal constant 1.1 to float

> 4) Implicit casting is prohibited, except as described above.
> 
> 
> I think that the rules for implicit casting when assigning value
> of numeric type must be the same as in C.

> 

-- 
Konstantin Osipov, Moscow, Russia
https://scylladb.com

  reply	other threads:[~2020-04-30 12:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-02-13 14:25 Mergen Imeev
2020-02-13 14:40 ` Konstantin Osipov
2020-02-13 22:20 ` Peter Gulutzan
2020-04-30 12:04 ` Imeev Mergen
2020-04-30 12:35   ` Konstantin Osipov [this message]
2020-04-30 12:56     ` Imeev Mergen
2020-04-30 13:09       ` Konstantin Osipov
2020-04-30 13:12         ` Imeev Mergen
2020-04-30 14:04           ` Konstantin Osipov
2020-04-30 14:15             ` Peter Gulutzan
2020-04-30 14:28               ` Konstantin Osipov
2020-04-30 14:40   ` Peter Gulutzan
2020-04-30 15:10     ` Imeev Mergen
2020-04-30 16:04       ` Peter Gulutzan
2020-05-07 16:14         ` Peter Gulutzan
2020-05-08 11:57           ` Kirill Yukhin
2020-04-30 22:52       ` [Tarantool-discussions] Descriptive SQL Style Guide Peter Gulutzan

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