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Arguments to foreign tables?

From: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Arguments to foreign tables?
Date: 2012-11-04 19:59:20
Message-ID: 1352059160.6292.20.camel@jdavis-laptop (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-hackers
Is there any fundamental or philosophical reason why a foreign table
can't accept arguments? Should that be a TODO?

Right now, to accept arguments to a from-clause item, you have to use an
SRF, which is much more limited than a foreign table. If foreign tables
could accept arguments, then SRFs could just be a simplified special
case of foreign tables.

I looked for some previous discussions on this topic and nothing turned

	Jeff Davis


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