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Re: Arguments to foreign tables?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Arguments to foreign tables?
Date: 2012-11-04 20:13:00
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Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com> writes:
> Is there any fundamental or philosophical reason why a foreign table
> can't accept arguments?

That isn't a table; it's some sort of function.  Now that we have
LATERAL, there is no good reason to contort SQL's syntax and semantics
in the direction you suggest.

			regards, tom lane

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