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Re: PLpgSQL: list of scalars as row for assign stmt, fore and fors stms

From: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: <pavel(dot)stehule(at)hotmail(dot)com>, <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Subject: Re: PLpgSQL: list of scalars as row for assign stmt, fore and fors stms
Date: 2005-12-20 17:37:57
Message-ID: 30374.68.143.134.146.1135100277.squirrel@www.dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane said:
> "Pavel Stehule" <pavel(dot)stehule(at)hotmail(dot)com> writes:
>>     x, y := r;
>
> That strikes me as a really bad idea.  It weakens both syntax and
> semantic error checking, to accomplish how much?
>


Where does the idea come from anyway? Has it been discussed on -hackers? I
don't recall seeing it. Just sending in a patch for a "feature" you think is
a good idea seems like a sub-optimal process.

cheers

andrew




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