Ashutosh Bapat <ashutosh(dot)bapat(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> writes: > We allow a function to be invoked as part of PERFORM statement in plpgsql > ... > But we do not allow a procedure to be invoked this way
> Procedures fit that category and like functions, I think, we should > allow them be invoked directly without any quoting and CALL > decoration.
How is that going to work? What if the procedure tries to commit the current transaction?
IOW, this is not merely a syntactic-sugar question.