On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 08:58:07AM +0530, Amit Kapila wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 9:37 PM, Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 10:31:39AM +0530, Amit Kapila wrote:
> >> On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 3:04 AM, Piotr Marcinczyk <pmarc...@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > I would like to implement item from TODO marked as easy: "Add \i option
> >> > to bring in the specified file as a quoted literal". I understand intent
> >> > of this item, to be able to have parts of query written in separate
> >> > files (now it is impossible, because \i tries to execute content of file
> >> > as a separate command by function process_file).
> >> For the usecase discussed in the mail chain of that TODO item, Robert
> >> Haas has provided an alternative to achieve it, please check below
> >> link:
> >> http://www.postgresql.org/message-id/AANLkTi=7c8xfyf7uqw0y+si8ondkoy2nx8jc4bu0g...@mail.gmail.com
> >> If you think that alternative is not sufficient for the use case, then
> >> adding new option/syntax is worth, otherwise it might be a shortcut or
> >> other form of some existing way which can be useful depending on how
> >> frequently users use this syntax.
> > So, can we remove this TODO item?
> TODO item is created before Robert Haas has provided an alternative
> way to achieve the same thing. In some cases there are multiple ways
> achieve the same thing (example: shortcut options in psql) if it is
> used quite frequently and people want some easy way of doing it. In
> this case I
> don't think this is used frequently, so I don't see the need of
> doing it. We should remove this TODO item.
Bruce Momjian <br...@momjian.us> http://momjian.us
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