Re: what are COUNT, MIN, MAX, etc.?

Aggregates, the underlying functions (ie. not user-facing syntax) are Set Functions, distinguished in the text as e.g. MAX()  an aggregate, and Max()  a set function.

The have very different signatures, so it's pretty confusing.

- Steve

On 2011-01-25, at 14:41, Lee Feigenbaum wrote:

> Are they "aggregates"? "aggregate operations"? "aggregate functions"? "set functions"? Something else?
> thanks,
> Lee

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