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Re: [PATCHES] Add switches for DELIMITER and NULL in pg_dump COPY

From: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: PG Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] Add switches for DELIMITER and NULL in pg_dump COPY
Date: 2006-03-08 21:57:52
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On Wed, 2006-03-08 at 08:20 -0800, David Fetter wrote:
> The previous discussion showed that there is a wide diversity of
> opinions on what The Right Delimiter and The Right NULL String(TM)
> are.

Barring a more convincing justification for why we need this feature,
I'm inclined to side with Tom: pg_dump has enough obscure options as it
is, and I can't imagine very many people needing this functionality.

-Neil



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