Robert Haas escribió:
> On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 2:08 PM, Peter Eisentraut <> wrote:
> > Now for the linestyles.  I can see how some of them are attractive, but
> > several of them have poor aesthetics, I think.  I don't see a reason to
> > accept 7 new styles just for fun.  If I had to choose, I'd consider
> > -double1 and -double4 to be acceptable.
> I'm confused why we need ANY of these.  What problem are we solving
> that the existing unicode style doesn't already solve?  We could
> doubtless invent an infinite or at least very large number of
> plausible ways to border psql output, but I don't see that as
> something that has value.

You know what I think would have some value?  An output style that emits
DocBook markup for tables, something which we could paste on the docs.
(I already use the LaTeX mode to paste in presentation slides.)

Álvaro Herrera      
PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services

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