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Re: [HACKERS] backslash in psql output

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: darcy(at)druid(dot)net (D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain)
Cc: tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us, hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] backslash in psql output
Date: 1998-10-11 05:02:56
Message-ID: 199810110502.BAA05831@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Thus spake Bruce Momjian
> > OK, let's keep the removal of backslashes.  Can you recommend a nice
> > NULL display, perhaps '[NULL]' or '<NULL>'?
> 
> I'd like to make at least one vote to keep the status quo.  Some of
> us have come to depend on the existing behaviour.  At least make
> it an option that you have to turn on.

Man, I can't win.  :-)

I vote for the status quo, and people want double backslashes removed. 
I want to add a NULL display, and people want status quo.

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