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Re: PROPOSAL: Rename plugin::InfoSchemaTable -> plugin::InfoSchemaView


Hi Jay,

I don't think "table" is wrong (although I can imagine its considered

I mean " table " conveys something about the organization of the data.
Even the result of a SELECT is a table in this sense, so is a view,
and so is a "base table" (often casually referred to as simply

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 9:16 PM, Jay Pipes <Jay.Pipes@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Subject says it all.
> INFORMATION_SCHEMA objects aren't tables, they are views, as they are only
> read-only materializations of data stored in other places (hash_map<>s,
> other real tables, HASHs, etc)
> Thoughts?
> -jay
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