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Re: Quoting of psql \d output

From: "Peter Eisentraut" <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,<pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Quoting of psql \d output
Date: 2003-12-23 17:12:11
Message-ID: 3066.62.158.111.153.1072199531.squirrel@new.host.name (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane writes:
> The problem is that it is double-quoting a qualified name, which is
> something we generally don't produce in messages.  I think it's actively
> misleading.

While I don't really agree that this is a problem, better solutions would
be to not quote the thing at all or write something like Table "%s"
(Schema "%s").  However, the message style guidelines are very clear on
this point, and before we deviate I'd like to see an adjusted proposal.




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