On Sun, Apr 2, 2017 at 4:57 PM, Fabien COELHO <coe...@cri.ensmp.fr> wrote:
> > I'm inclined to suggest that we should require all extensions beyond the >> boolean-literal case to be set up as a keyword followed by appropriate >> argument(s); that seems like it's enough to prevent syntax conflicts from >> future additions. So you could imagine >> >> \if defined varname >> \if sql boolean expression to send to server >> \if compare value operator value >> > > I'm still thinking:-) > > Independently of the my aethetical complaint against having a pretty > unusual keyword prefix syntax, how would you envision a \set assignment > variant? Would \if have a different expression syntax somehow? Any further thoughts?