Distinct Types

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SQL:1999 - New Features - Data Types - Distinct User-defined Types
... Sometimes called just distinct types, these were introduced an optional feature (S011) to allow existing atomic types to be given a distinct meaning, allowing ... For example CREATE TYPE age AS INTEGER FINAL CREATE TYPE salary AS INTEGER FINAL create two different and incompatible types ... The SQL distinct types use name equivalence not structural equivalence like typedefs in C ...

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