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Re: thousands comma numeric formatting in psql

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Eugen Nedelcu <eugen(at)sifolt(dot)ro>
Subject: Re: thousands comma numeric formatting in psql
Date: 2005-07-18 20:57:47
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Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
> > Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > > OK, I have applied the following patch to make numerisep a boolean,
> > 
> > "numericsep" is no longer even remotely reasonable as a name for the
> > parameter.  Something like "numeric_use_locale" would be appropriate
> > (but probably too wordy).
> Basically, with the C locale, it changes 1000.00 to 1,000.00, so indeed
> is does add a numeric separator.  For a European locale, 1000.00 becomes
> 1.000,00. so in that case is changes both the separator and decimal
> marker.  We don't currently have a way to display 1000.00 as 1000,00.
> I am thinking of calling it just numericlocale.

Done, and attached.

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