Subject Re: [ib-support] Idea for a new field type for FB 2,0 or IB 7?
Author Martijn Tonies

>What I would like to see (and I believe the capability exists at the BLR
>level due to conversations I have had with Charlie Caro) is for there to be
>SYNTAX similar to a stored procedure which can return a single row, have an

Something like a Stored Function (like in Oracle) would be great, I think.

You even would be able to use it like:

select col1, col2, function(col3)
from table

Yes, I know - it can be done by UDFs, but these are external while Stored
Functions would be inside the database and, I think, more easily managable.

Martijn Tonies
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