CREATE FUNCTION xml_current_time() RETURNS DATETIME NO SQL
EXTERNAL NAME "xmlrpc://time.userland.com/RPC2;currentTime.getCurrentTime";
Perhaps not a completely useful example... but an interesting goal to achieve. I have written up some code and pushed it to the experimental repository. I haven't tested it yet but I may do later today if I don't get too preoccupied catching up watching NBC's "Heroes". Snapshots created automagically at midnight, Pacific time.