On 09/02/2014 09:40 AM, David G Johnston wrote:
> Random thought as I wrote that: how about considering how pl/pgsql
> functionality can be generalize so that it is a database API that
> another language can call?  In that way the server would drive the core
> functionality and the language would simply be an interpreter that
> enforces its specific notion of acceptable syntax.

That's pretty much what we already have with the SPI and procedural
language handler infrastructure. PL/Perl, PL/Python, etc exist because
we have this.

What do you see as missing from the current infrastructure? What can't
be done that should be able to be done in those languages?

 Craig Ringer                   http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
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