On Thu, Oct 17, 2013 at 8:26 AM, Vik Fearing <vik.fear...@dalibo.com> wrote:
> On 10/17/2013 10:03 AM, Fabien COELHO wrote:
>> My guess is that it won't be committed if there is a single "but it
>> might break one code or surprise one user somewhere in the universe",
>> but I wish I'll be proven wrong. IMO, "returned with feedback" on a 1
>> liner is really akin to "rejected".
> I have attached here an entirely new patch (new documentation and
> everything) that should please everyone.  It no longer overloads
> pg_sleep(double precision) but instead add two new functions:
>  * pg_sleep_for(interval)
>  * pg_sleep_until(timestamp with time zone)
> Because it's no longer overloading the original pg_sleep, Robert's
> ambiguity objection is no more.
> Also, I like how it reads aloud: SELECT pg_sleep_for('5 minutes');
> If people like this, I'll reject the current patch and add this one to
> the next commitfest.

I find that naming relatively elegant.  However, you've got to
schema-qualify every function and operator used in the definitions, or
you're creating a search-path security vulnerability.

Robert Haas
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