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Re: Bug #880: COMMENT ON DATABASE depends on current

From: Rod Taylor <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,Bhuvan A <bhuvansql(at)myrealbox(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Bug #880: COMMENT ON DATABASE depends on current
Date: 2003-01-27 21:59:00
Message-ID: 1043704740.68971.59.camel@jester (view raw or flat)
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> > I tend to think that the functionality to give comments to databases
> > should either be redone to work right (for example by storing the comment
> > in a global table (but think about the encoding problems)) or be ripped
> > out.  Right now the feature to give a comment to a database you presumably
> > already know (since you connected to it) does not seem to justify the
> > confusion it causes.
> 
> Good analysis.  Is removal actually the best solution?

Front-ends like pg_admin actually make pretty good use out of it.

-- 
Rod Taylor <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca>

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