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Re: [HACKERS] Autocomplete <TAB> on Postgres7.4beta5 not working?

From: Alvaro Herrera Munoz <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Gaetano Mendola <mendola(at)bigfoot(dot)com>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgreSQL(dot)org,pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org, Ian Barwick <barwick(at)gmx(dot)net>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Autocomplete <TAB> on Postgres7.4beta5 not working?
Date: 2003-10-28 22:25:44
Message-ID: 20031028222544.GA8497@dcc.uchile.cl (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 04:48:59PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:

> AFAICT there was no discussion about this issue when the patch was
> proposed and applied.  But now that the point is raised I have to say
> that I don't like this change.  I don't think system catalogs should be
> excluded from tab completion.  They never were before 7.4, and I have
> not seen anyone complaining about that, other than Ian.

I found it very irritating at first, but when I discovered that I could
tab my way to syscatalogs by using "pg_catalog." as prefix, I started
feeling it was actually a nice behavior.

-- 
Alvaro Herrera (<alvherre[(at)]dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>)
"Coge la flor que hoy nace alegre, ufana. Quin sabe si nacera otra maana?"

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