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Re: Found small issue with OUT params

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tony Caduto <tony_caduto(at)amsoftwaredesign(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Found small issue with OUT params
Date: 2005-09-29 02:21:00
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Tony Caduto <tony_caduto(at)amsoftwaredesign(dot)com> writes:
> > Please don't take this the wrong way, but don't you think even if a 
> > single param is declared as OUT it should return the name of the OUT param?
> Not really, because "create function foo (in x int, out y float)" is
> supposed to have the same external behavior as "create function foo
> (in x int) returns float".  I agree it's a bit of a judgment call, but
> I do not see a case for changing it.

I am agreeing with the poster that use of OUT should always print the
out parameter name.  Is there a downside to doing that?  Seems it gives
people an option.

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