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  1. Derby
  2. DERBY-6340

Add support for CREATE TYPE AS <existing type> (synonym types)

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Open
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: SQL
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      The SQL standard (2003) chapter 11.41 <user-defined type definition> allows the creation of synonyms or aliases for an existing type: CREATE TYPE AS <predefined type>. By allowing this in Derby we would simplify migration from, and interoperation with, other databases.

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        1. CreateTypeAs_fs_draft.html
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              dyret Dyre Tjeldvoll
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              dyret Dyre Tjeldvoll
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