On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 12:59 PM, Greg Stark <st...@mit.edu> wrote: > I think this whole exercise has mostly just convinced me we should > implement an HTTP interface and reimplement psql as a browser app.
I certainly hope not. I've seen lots of browser apps that were nice enough to use for casual use by a casual user. I've never seen one that was an effective power tool for power users, the way psql is. Now maybe they are out there and I just don't know about them, but I have my doubts. As an additional tool, to each his own. But a browser-based replacement for psql, -1 from me. And as far browser-based things apply to this patch, I must say I've tried micromanaging the way large amounts of data wrap in a HTML table when I found the default to be inadequate, and I have not found that to be noticeably easy, either. The original version of this patch was only a few lines long and did one very simple and useful thing: avoiding the printing of whole screens full of hyphens when in 'expanded mode'. If we end up reverting the other parts of this patch, hopefully we don't lose that part. Cheers, Jeff -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers