Express a predicate DATE >= X and DATE < Y in form of DATE in [X,Y)

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As per this paper:

Express a predicate DATE >= X and DATE < Y in form of DATE in [X,Y)

I can express an upper and lower bound as a single predicate.

  • How can I do it in PostgreSQL?

How to solve :

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Method 1

Use a date range

daterange(x, y, '[)') @> the_date

The @> operator tests if the value on the right hand side is contained in the range on the left hand side

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