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Re: Patch: psql \whoami option

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: David Christensen <david(at)endpoint(dot)com>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Patch: psql \whoami option
Date: 2010-01-27 15:43:04
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David Christensen <david(at)endpoint(dot)com> writes:
> That's a good point about forward-compatibility.  In that case, I'm  
> not sure if "default" is the best name for the human-readable format,  
> but I didn't like "human-readable" ;-).  I assume that should have an  
> explicit spelling, and not just be the format that we get if we don't  
> otherwise specify.  Ideas, anyone?

I think this patch has near zero usecase already, and more than one
output format is *definitely* a waste of time.  Forget the argument and
just print the "human readable" format.

			regards, tom lane

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