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Re: [BUGS] More SSL questions..

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,"Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,<pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>,"Matthew T(dot) O'Connor" <matthew(at)zeut(dot)net>,"Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,"T(dot)J(dot)" <tjtoocool(at)phreaker(dot)net>
Subject: Re: [BUGS] More SSL questions..
Date: 2005-01-07 22:46:54
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Lane [mailto:tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us] 
> Sent: 07 January 2005 22:36
> To: Dave Page
> Cc: Bruce Momjian; Magnus Hagander; 
> pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org; Matthew T. O'Connor; 
> Andrew Dunstan; T.J.
> Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] [BUGS] More SSL questions.. 
> So .cfg wouldn't allow the file to be auto-opened?  Hardly worth it
> then.  Seems like it's .txt or nothing.

Yup :-(

> If opening with notepad is an actively bad idea (for instance 
> because it
> will auto-wrap lines in the file) then I'd agree we don't want .txt.
> But if notepad is a usable tool, I don't think that making it 
> harder for
> people to open the files is any improvement.  If they don't understand
> the format of the files then they will get themselves in 
> trouble anyway.

I just checked in my clean test VM, and notepad doesn't seem to wrap by
default (even when it does, it's only a visual thing - it doesn't alter
the file). Notepad is a festering pile of garbage, but it is vaguely
useable :-)

Regards, Dave.


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