On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 08:45:25PM -0700, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
> This patch adds support for %TYPE in CREATE FUNCTION argument and
> return types.
> %TYPE is already supported by PL/pgSQL when declaring variables.
> However, that does not help with the argument and return types in
> CREATE FUNCTION.
> Using %TYPE makes it easier to write a function which is independent
> of the definition of a table. That is, minor changes to the types
> used in the table may not require changes to the function.
Wow! This would be _very_ useful! It's something I wish PostgreSQL
had and I miss it everytime I write functions and remember PL/SQL.
Thanks a lot Ian, I hope this one makes it in (hopefully for 7.1.1)
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