>> Speaking of language choice, no one said that _all_ the source code would
>> need to be rewritten. It would be nice, for example, if PostgreSQL rewrote
>> the current GUC system with a glue language like Lua (which is also very
> No it wouldn't. All it would mean is that you'd need developers fluent in
> both languages.
Having done quite a bit of internals work with SAP DB (which is an
amalgamation of C, C++, and Pascal), I completely agree. The entire
system, if possible, should be in a single language.
Jonah H. Harris, Senior DBA