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public."returns"

public."returns"

public."returns"

(OP)
I moved a small mysql database to postgresql
Everything seems fine.
But when I list tables, I get the following:

...
...
public."returns"
public.products
public.purchases
public.vendor
...
...


I was wondering why this table is double quoted?

Is this because RETURNS is SQL?
Will I need to take any special steps if that is the case?
I would rather change the tables name if it is going to complicate my life.
Thanks

RE: public."returns"

Hi

Quote (MrCBofBCinTX):

I was wondering why this table is double quoted?
As listed in SQL Key Words, it is a non-reserved key word.

PostgreSQL by default quotes all key words. Being non-reserved, you can use returns as identifier for your tables and fields.

Some SQL gurus are not recommending the use of any key word as identifier. Personally I am far to be a guru and I use them regularly.

Feherke.
http://rootshell.be/~feherke/

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