On Fri, 29 Aug 2008, Tom Lane wrote:
You're ignoring the fact that D'Arcy's patch doesn't output valid ReST. It outputs something that might pass for ReST, but only so long as there are no special characters in the data.
I agree that it's a bad idea to say explicitly that it's "ReST mode" output, because it's not. But it works just fine for that purpose on almost every table I would generate on a typical day. My databases are mainly filled with plain alphanumeric text and numbers. If I can dump 99% of them into ReST using this new border but 1% require me to manually tweak by escaping some characters, that's still very useful to me. I'd hate to see a focus on the corner cases drive this feature away.
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