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Re: Concurrent psql patch

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: Jim Nasby <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>,pgsql-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Concurrent psql patch
Date: 2007-05-13 17:00:42
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On Sun, May 13, 2007 at 02:39:45PM +0100, Gregory Stark wrote:
> "Jim Nasby" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org> writes:
> > I don't see how we could make the names shorter without moving
> > away from a backslash command (which I'm guessing would be
> > painful).
> >
> > Assuming we're stuck with a backslash command \cs[witch] and \cn
> > [owait] seem to be about as good as we could get.
> I don't have \cs or \cn set up as abbreviations. 
> I was originally thinking \c1, \c2, ... for \cswitch and \c& for
> \cnowait. I'm not sure if going for cryptic short commands is better
> or worse here.

+1 for \c1, \c2, etc.

What's the reasoning behind \c&?  Does it "send things into the
background" the way & does in the shell?

David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
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