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Re: HEAD \df doesn't show functions with no arguments

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: HEAD \df doesn't show functions with no arguments
Date: 2005-04-01 04:57:47
Message-ID: 3066.1112331467@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> We could fix it by changing <> to IS DISTINCT FROM ... but I've never
>> been very happy with the idea that \df tries to suppress I/O functions
>> anyway.  How do you feel about removing the cstring test altogether?

> I like the cstring test.  I don't think users want to see functions they
> can't call from SQL, and they will ask about them if we show them.

What makes you think you can't call 'em from SQL?

regression=# select int4in('345');
 int4in 
--------
    345
(1 row)


			regards, tom lane

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