Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> It would help if you were a bit more specific. Do you mean you want
> to write something like foo.bar(baz) and have that mean call the bar
> method of foo and pass it baz as an argument?
> If so, that'd certainly be possible to implement for purposes of a
> college course, if you're so inclined - after all it's free software -
> but we'd probably not make such a change to core PG, because right now
> that would mean call the function bar in schema baz and pass it foo as
> an argument. We try not to break people's code to when adding
> nonstandard features.
You would probably have better luck shoehorning in such a feature if the
syntax looked like this:
foo being a value of some type that has methods, and bar being a method
name. Another possibility is
I agree with Robert's opinion that it'd be unlikely the project would
accept such a patch into core, but if you're mainly interested in it
for research purposes that needn't deter you.
regards, tom lane
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