On 07/22/2011 05:00 PM, Josh Berkus wrote:
> Arguments in favor of coding from scratch:
> 1) Does not introduce new dependencies into postgresql-client packages.
> (note how much of a problem Readline has been)
Readline has license issues, this doesn't.
> 2) keeps psql as lightweight as possible
Agreed on that one.
> 3) We don't need to be able to parse any potential URI, just the ones we
> Arguments against:
> a) waste of time coding a parser
> b) eventual feature creep as people ask us for more and more syntax support
> Overall, though, I'd say that argument (1) against is pretty powerful.
> Count the number of complaints and build bug reports about readline&
> libedit on the lists.
That is a good argument.
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