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Re: Proposal: real procedures again (8.4)

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Merlin Moncure <mmoncure(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)skype(dot)net>, Josh Berkus <Josh(dot)Berkus(at)sun(dot)com>,Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Proposal: real procedures again (8.4)
Date: 2007-10-29 01:22:46
Message-ID: 20071029012246.GC2006@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 08:18:04PM -0500, Merlin Moncure wrote:
> On 10/27/07, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> wrote:
> > The only way I've done multisets is by creating functions that
> > return multiple refcursors, either in a row or as SETOF.  Is or
> > was there some other way?
> 
> <ahem>...arrays of composite type :-)

That's not a multiset either in the T-SQL sense or in the sense in
which the SQL standard defines MULTISET with COLLECT and FUSION.

Cheers,
David (who thinks those might be cool, too)
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