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But would that mean allowing an app to set strict mode off and ask what the day after 2009-02-30 is?



I think the main point is that MariaDB is a better MySQL than PostgreSQL ever will be. I don't see what anyone is gaining by turning postgres into yet another mysql.

Postgres is doing great being postgres. To the extent postgres can accommodate converts from mysql, or oracle or sql server, then also great. But we're too busy inventing new stuff to endlessly chase the quirks of other systems.

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