Steve Atkins <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> On Aug 24, 2008, at 6:16 AM, Merlin Moncure wrote:
>> Personally I think it's rather nice to be able to have some extra
>> flexibility in how psql prints out data.  Maybe, instead of the dry
>> and uninformative 'border 2', there could be a set of ouput control
>> options.  Maybe I want the text aligned but with no border for
>> example.

> Or maybe you want an external filter that eats csv or xml and excretes
> what you want to see on the screen.

FWIW, I'd be for a redesign that allows more flexible control over
psql's output format(s).  The patch at hand doesn't seem to offer
much advantage though ...

                        regards, tom lane

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