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Re: Pet Peeves?

From: Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Craig Ringer <craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: Guy Rouillier <guyr-ml1(at)burntmail(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Pet Peeves?
Date: 2009-02-04 05:11:45
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On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 10:09 PM, Craig Ringer
<craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au> wrote:
> Guy Rouillier wrote:
>> Craig Ringer wrote:
>>> An internal job scheduler with the ability to fire jobs on certain events
>>> as well as on a fixed schedule could be particularly handy in conjunction
>>> with true stored procedures that could explicitly manage transactions.
>> Craig, what kind of "events" are you thinking about?  Triggers are already
>> pieces of code that run upon "certain events", namely insert, update or
>> delete events.  What others do you have in mind?
> That's a good point, actually. I can't think of much you can't do with a
> trigger (SECURITY DEFINER if necessary) on a table. Not thinking straight.

other than schedule it to go off at certain times, not much you can't do.

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