> On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 2:11 PM, Tom Lane <email@example.com> wrote:
>> But of course case insensitivity isn't going to fix that example for you.
>> So we're right back at the question of where we should draw the line in
>> trying to accept variant input.
> Well it's not a perfect precedent but for example, dd accepts:
> G (2^30)
> M (2^20)
> k (2^10)
> K (2^10)
> Kb (10^3)
> MB (10^6)
> GB (10^9)
> b (512)
Hmm. I could get behind a proposal to allow single-letter abbreviations
if it could be made to work across the board, but what about the time
units? "ms" vs "min" is the sticky part there...
regards, tom lane