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Re: psql tab completion for DO blocks

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, PG Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: psql tab completion for DO blocks
Date: 2010-01-03 00:47:22
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Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> On lr, 2010-01-02 at 17:34 -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
>> As for the overhead, these queries are not zero-maintenance.  I still
>> think that the usefulness of tab completion here is pretty darn
>> minimal,
>> since most people are more likely to rely on default_do_language;

> We really don't have any data on that, and it doesn't seem all that
> likely to me.

I'm not really objecting to putting in the patch entirely.  I'm objecting
to carrying an extra completion query for it.  I don't think hiding
languages with laninline=0 improves its usefulness at all, let alone
enough to justify extra maintenance burden.

			regards, tom lane

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