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Re: Patch to change psql default banner v6

From: Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: "Alvaro Herrera" <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: "Bruce Momjian" <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Patch to change psql default banner v6
Date: 2008-05-15 22:41:37
Message-ID: 87d4nnqjfi.fsf@oxford.xeocode.com (view raw or flat)
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"Alvaro Herrera" <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:

> Bruce Momjian wrote:
>
>> I know we decided not to do that, but I am trying to figure out what the
>> goal if 'help' is?  To display the most frequently-used help commands? 
>> Aren't they at the top of \?.
>
> The purpose of 'help' is to provide useful help.  If it only says "see \?"
> then it's just redirecting you somewhere else, which isn't useful.

Haven't been following this thread. Has the idea of making "help" just a
synonym for \? not come up? Or has it been rejected? It seems simplest.


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