Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code

From: Tom Lane
Subject: Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code
Date: ,
Msg-id: 25769.1113685994@sss.pgh.pa.us
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In response to: Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Alvaro Herrera)
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argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Tom Lane, )
 Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ( (elein), )
  Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Tom Lane, )
   Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Alvaro Herrera, )
    Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Tom Lane, )
    Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
     Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Alvaro Herrera, )
      Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Rod Taylor, )
       Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Robert Treat, )
        Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Rod Taylor, )
      Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Christopher Kings-Lynne, )
      Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Bruce Momjian, )
      Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
     Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ("Jim C. Nasby", )
   Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ( (elein), )
 Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ("Chuck McDevitt", )
 Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  (Christopher Browne, )
  Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ("Jim C. Nasby", )
 Re: argtype_inherit() is dead code  ("Dave Held", )

Alvaro Herrera <> writes:
> Given the limitations of table inheritance, it doesn't surprise me that
> nobody really uses it to implement object-oriented programs.

True.

> Is it really an important area to improve, or are there other priorities?

There are certainly higher priorities, which is why I'd rather just rip
out the code than try to fix it.
        regards, tom lane



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