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Re: SQL-Invoked Procedures for 8.1

From: Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com>
To: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Cc: Gavin Sherry <swm(at)linuxworld(dot)com(dot)au>,Oliver Jowett <oliver(at)opencloud(dot)com>,Grant Finnemore <grantf(at)guruhut(dot)co(dot)za>,pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: SQL-Invoked Procedures for 8.1
Date: 2004-09-24 15:08:15
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Neil Conway wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-09-24 at 01:56, Joe Conway wrote:
>>As other's have pointed out, this is very common in the MS SQL Server 
>>world (and I believe Sysbase also supports it).
>>From looking at the docs, it appears this isn't supported by Oracle or
> DB2 (correct me if I'm wrong). I can see how it would be useful, but I
> don't think it needs to be part of the first shot at doing stored
> procedures.

I believe you are correct for Oracle at least.

But for people porting over from MSSQL it is a *huge* deal, and given 
the native windows port of Postgres with 8.0.0, I predict *many* 
requests for this in upcoming months.


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