David Fetter <da...@fetter.org> writes:
> On Mon, May 23, 2016 at 01:10:29PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> This seems a bridge too far to me.  It's just way too common to do
>> "select generate_series(1,n)".  We could tell people they have to
>> rewrite to "select * from generate_series(1,n)", but it would be far
>> more polite to do that for them.

> How about making "TABLE generate_series(1,n)" work?  It's even
> shorter in exchange for some cognitive load.

No thanks --- the word after TABLE ought to be a table name, not some
arbitrary expression.  That's way too much mess to save one keystroke.

                        regards, tom lane

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