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Re: Proposal: new border setting in psql

From: "D'Arcy J(dot)M(dot) Cain" <darcy(at)druid(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Asko Oja" <ascoja(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Proposal: new border setting in psql
Date: 2008-08-22 01:04:07
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On Thu, 21 Aug 2008 20:36:51 -0400
Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> "D'Arcy J.M. Cain" <darcy(at)druid(dot)net> writes:
> > No, I meant that one would do any ad hoc query and cut and paste the
> > output directly into a tracking tool that supports ReST.
> There's still the question of whether this covers any needs that aren't
> met just as well by XML or CSV output formats.

Well, we could remove all the display formats except XML.  After all,
it can always be converted to any other format.  Of course we wouldn't
do that. User convenience is all I'm thinking of.

What do you think of the idea of allowing user defined display
functions?  Of course, that's a much bigger job.

D'Arcy J.M. Cain <darcy(at)druid(dot)net>         |  Democracy is three wolves                |  and a sheep voting on
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