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Re: small explain patch

From: Liam Stewart <liams(at)redhat(dot)com>
To: PostgreSQL Patches List <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: small explain patch
Date: 2002-05-03 14:22:30
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On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 05:42:13PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> If we do this, we should use double quotes "...".  A double-quoted
> string is an identifier, a single-quoted string is a literal; and
> it doesn't help anyone for the system's messages to get it backwards.
> (I've been intending for awhile to fix all the elog messages that get
> this wrong.)


> How would you feel about quoting only if necessary
> (cf. quote_identifier)?

That would work nicely. I didn't put the call to quote_identifier inside
the stringStringInfo macro.

> > Aliases are explicitly labelled.
> I think that's just noise.  The explain output is verbose enough without
> adding noise words...

Hmm.. I kinda like having it there, but you are right in that it isn't
neccessary and doesn't add much. I'll live with it being out.


Liam Stewart :: Red Hat Canada, Ltd. :: liams(at)redhat(dot)com

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