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AW: AW: [HACKERS] Re: PostgreSQL reference manual

From: Zeugswetter Andreas <andreas(dot)zeugswetter(at)telecom(dot)at>
To: "'Bruce Momjian'" <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "'pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org'" <pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org>
Subject: AW: AW: [HACKERS] Re: PostgreSQL reference manual
Date: 1998-03-25 15:31:00
Message-ID: 01BD580B.67E223C0@pc9358.sd.spardat.at (view raw or flat)
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> > 
>> David Gould writes:
>> > Consider also not updateing the grammar. The strength of PostgreSQL is that
>> > functions can be added to work inside the server. These functions can often
>> > do whatever is being proposed as new syntax.
>> 
>> So you want me to not check the syntax while parsing the embedded SQL code?
>
>What I think we was suggesting is that we add non-ANSI functionality as
>function calls rather than grammer changes with keywords.  The only
>disadvantage is that it is a little more cumbersom, and less intuitive
>for users.

but it ** is ** ANSI functionality, look under "role"  (with an O)

Andreas





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