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Re: pg_execute_from_file review

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: Dimitri Fontaine <dimitri(at)2ndquadrant(dot)fr>, Itagaki Takahiro <itagaki(dot)takahiro(at)gmail(dot)com>, Joshua Tolley <eggyknap(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pg_execute_from_file review
Date: 2010-11-29 15:51:43
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On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 10:37 AM, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> wrote:
> On 11/29/2010 10:30 AM, Robert Haas wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 10:27 AM, Robert Haas<robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
>>  wrote:
>>> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 4:26 AM, Dimitri Fontaine
>>> <dimitri(at)2ndquadrant(dot)fr>  wrote:
>>>>> * I'd like to ask native speakers whether "from" is needed in names
>>>>>   of "pg_execute_from_file" and "pg_execute_from_query_string".
>>>> Fair enough, will wait for some comments before producing a v6.
>>> Yes, you need the from there.
>> Eh, wait.  You definitely need from in pg_execute_from_file().  But
>> pg_execute_from_query_string() doesn't sound quite right.  What does
>> that function do, anyway?
> I'm not sure why you need either "from". It just seems like a noise word.
> Maybe we could use pg_execute_query_file() and pg_execute_query_string(),
> which would be fairly clear and nicely symmetrical.

Because you execute queries, not files.  Or at least that's how I
think about it.

Robert Haas
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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