Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> I don't believe '' should be special, any more than 'fred' should be. As
> it stands now, NULL 'fred' does say that ,, and '"", are empty strings.
> >Again, I can assist in making these modifications to the patch.
> I appreciate your efforts. But as indicated elsewhere, right now I'm
> leaning towards reworking this into a client, because the road seems to
> be blocked on doing what I regard as necessary in the backend.
I don't agree about moving this to a client. It is too important for
that. Many admin apps and psql need this capability and having it in a
client just requires everyone to reinvent the wheel.
Let me think over you issues and see what I can come up with.
The patch isn't that big and already does 90% of what we need. We just
need ot get that extra 10%.
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