On Mar 25, 2011, at 11:23 PM, Tom Lane wrote:
> If this were PL/perl, or PL/almost-anything-except-SQL, I could get
> behind such a proposal. But it's not, it's SQL; and SQL doesn't do
> things that way. SQL's idea of disambiguation is qualified names.
> And even more to the point: to the extent you think that weird syntax
> might be a suitable solution, you have to keep in mind that the SQL
> committee could take over any such syntax at the drop of a hat.
> See the recent unpleasantness concerning => ...
Perhaps we could use `=>varname`. ;-P
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