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Re: PSQL commands not backwards-compatible

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org, josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com
Subject: Re: PSQL commands not backwards-compatible
Date: 2005-08-30 22:49:04
Message-ID: 200508310049.05521.peter_e@gmx.net (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> This isn't a bug, it's a feature request.  We've never had backwards
> compatibility of psql backslash commands.

In the past, most of these usually worked.  As it appears now, most of 
them won't work at all, so we should really put a bigger warning sign 
somewhere, because in spite of this not being a bug, people will 
probably consider it so and keep bothering us about it.

-- 
Peter Eisentraut
http://developer.postgresql.org/~petere/

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