2017-02-23 18:52 GMT+01:00 Fabien COELHO <coe...@cri.ensmp.fr>: > > Hello Daniel, > > Ah, I see why *that* wants to know about it ... I think. I suppose you're >>> arguing that variable expansion shouldn't be able to insert, say, an >>> \else >>> in a non-active branch? Maybe, but if it can insert an \else in an >>> active >>> branch, then why not non-active too? Seems a bit inconsistent. >>> >> >> Are we sold on the idea that conditionals should be implemented >> by meta-commands, rather than for example terminal symbols of >> a new grammar on top of the existing? >> > > I would say that this already exists server-side, and it is named > PL/pgSQL:-) > > I think that once psql has started with \xxx commands, then client-side > extensions must stick with it till the end of time.
+1 we don't need strong client side scripting language - it should be just simple. Pavel > > > -- > Fabien. > > > -- > Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) > To make changes to your subscription: > http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers >