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?

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