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Re: Query results in grid, new patch

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: "Florian G(dot) Pflug" <fgp(at)phlo(dot)org>, "Edward Di Geronimo Jr(dot)" <edigeronimo(at)xtracards(dot)com>, pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Query results in grid, new patch
Date: 2006-03-06 22:56:14
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Dave Page wrote:
> On 6/3/06 19:04, "Andreas Pflug" <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de> wrote:
>> Dave Page wrote:
>> NOT a todo. I found the result something between annoying and useless
>> when I implemented column sizing preserving, esp. in case of many columns.
>> I still didn't have the time to have a look at the patch, and I will be
>> very unhappy if I find the result a regression because its functions are
>> extended in a direction the control never was intended and designed for.
> If you find any breakages then do report them and I will look at them, but
> please do not forget that pgAdmin is not designed entirely for your usage
> patterns - just because you don't copy'n'paste query results doesn't mean
> there aren't a thousand people that do (or will do).

We have discussed this previously. Trying to extend the query tool to a 
multi purpose data manipulating tool is a dead end. Finally, don't 
forget: My initial impulse to code on pga3 was dissatisfaction with 
pga2's query tool, so I'm most sensitive on that topic.


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