On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 11:33 PM, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> wrote:
> On lör, 2009-11-21 at 17:05 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
>> I'm currently looking at the latest psql-unicode-output patch, which
>> includes this bit of proposed documentation:
>> + Newlines in data are shown using a carriage return symbol
>> + (<literal>↵</literal>) in the right-hand margin.
>> + Wrapped data uses an ellipsis symbol
>> + (<literal>…</literal>) in the right-hand margin of a
>> + wrapped line, and in the left-hand margin of the following
>> + continuation line.
> I don't think there is a strong need to document this at all. Do we say
> anywhere that columns are separated by vertical lines?
I think it's not intuitively obvious which is which here. It would be
nice to mention it.
>> Is there a way around that, or should I just delete the attempts
>> to show the specific symbols?
> DocBook SGML is limited to something like Latin 1. So delete it.
You could always write it out longhand "carriage return (code point 8269)"
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