On 3/22/16 8:37 AM, Merlin Moncure wrote:
I afraid of useless and forgotten call of functions. But the risk is same
>like PERFORM - so this is valid from one half. The PERFORM statement holds
>special semantic, and it is interesting.
I see your point here, but the cost of doing that far outweighs the
risks. And I don't think the arbitrary standard of defining forcing
the user to identify if the query should return data is a good way of
identifying dead code.
Not to mention that there's tons of other ways to introduce unintended
inefficiencies. Off the top of my head, declaring variables that are
never referenced and have no assignment is a big one.
Jim Nasby, Data Architect, Blue Treble Consulting, Austin TX
Experts in Analytics, Data Architecture and PostgreSQL
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