> Those who don't use it will never see it.
It does however add more maintenance to the code.
>> Furthermore, it's quite unclear why you'd use pg_dump at all to
>> generate a data file that you intend to feed to some other program.
> In my case, it's about being copy/paste friendly.
David I don't get this... what are you copying from/to that would
wouldn't just script? If you throw into a script you can change
the delimiter on the fly using translation.
> Actually, it's not. I'm attaching my preliminary patch, as I see I
> haven't explained it well enough.
Perhaps a test case that shows the productivity of it? I am not
arguing whether or not this is a useful feature but I don't
see the purpose.
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