On 17 October 2011 03:04, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 11:12 AM, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 10:20 PM, Josh Kupershmidt <schmi...@gmail.com> 
>> wrote:
>>>> On the third hand, Josh's previous batch of changes to clean up
>>>> psql's behavior in this area are clearly a huge improvement: you can
>>>> now display the comment for nearly anything by running the appropriate
>>>> \d<foo> command for whatever the object type is.  So ... is this still
>>>> a good idea, or should we just forget about it?
>>> I think this question is a part of a broader concern, namely do we
>>> want to create and support system views for easier access to
>>> information which is already available in different ways through psql
>>> commands, or by manually digging around in the catalogs? I believe
>>> there are at least several examples of existing views we maintain
>>> which are very similar to pg_comments: pg_seclabel seems quite
>>> similar, for instance.
>> That's one's a direct analogue, but I don't want to overbroaden the
>> issue.  I guess it just seems to me that if no one's going to champion
>> adding this, maybe we shouldn't.
> Hearing no cries of "oh, yes, please", I'm marking this Returned with
> Feedback for now.  We can always revisit it if we hear that more
> people want it.

Why is this marked as done on with Wiki's todo list?

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