Bruce Momjian said:
> Let me jump in --- there is the issue of how to prevent the backend
> from running the query through the lexer/parser. The cleanest idea
> presented was:
> >CREATE FUNCTION bob() RETURNS INTEGER AS stdin LANGUAGE 'plpgsql';
> > ...
> The interesting thing I missed at first viewing was that there is a
> semicolon after the first line. This allows the backend to go into a
> COPY-like mode where the client can pass lines to the backend bypassing
> the lexer/parser.
If it is all processed in the front end as Tom is suggesting, the backend
wouldn't see anything different from what it does now.
That said, I rather like this syntax.
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