On 9/2/07, Tom Lane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> "Marko Kreen" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > On 9/1/07, Tom Lane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >> One problem is that we'd have to make CURRENT a reserved word to make it
> >> work exactly like that.  Can anyone think of a variant syntax that
> >> doesn't need a new reserved word?
> Seems a little verbose, but maybe we could do "SET var FROM CURRENT"
> or "SET var FROM SESSION"?

I'd prefer FROM SESSION then.  FROM CURRENT seems unclear.

> One point worth noting here is that this'd more or less automatically
> apply to ALTER USER SET and ALTER DATABASE SET as well ... not sure
> how much use-case there is for those, but it'd fall out ...

Does not seem to be a problem.


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