Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> > With the release of Postgres 9.0, should we consider changing the
> > default for 'standard_conforming_strings'?
> I'm inclined to think we're going to have enough problems without that.
> Changing that default will break, approximately speaking, every single
> Postgres client app. Do you really think more than epsilon of them
> are clean and ready for such a change?
Well, if they aren't ready now, then we might as well say we are never
going to change it and update the documentation and TODO list to reflect
that --- we have had standard_conforming_strings since 2005. We can't
keep pretending this will happen if we have no intention of doing it.
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> http://momjian.us
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