> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-hackers-ow...@postgresql.org [mailto:pgsql-hackers-
> ow...@postgresql.org] On Behalf Of Robert Haas
> Sent: 19 February 2013 15:05
> To: Merlin Moncure
> Cc: David E. Wheeler; PostgreSQL-development Hackers
> > The argument for removing json_ prefix is that when function behaviors
> > are unambiguously controlled by the arguments, decorating the function
> > name to match the input argument is unnecessary verbosity.
> I've come to value greppability of source code pretty highly.  I think
> some of the points you raise are valid, but in my (minority) opinion
> overloading creates more problems than it solves.  You're not going to
> convince me that get() is *ever* a good name for a function - you might as
> well call it thing() or foo() for all the useful information that name

Let me join the minority here, +1

Petr Jelinek

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