* Tom Lane (t...@sss.pgh.pa.us) wrote:
> Stephen Frost <sfr...@snowman.net> writes:
> > * Alvaro Herrera (alvhe...@2ndquadrant.com) wrote:
> >> If we were choosing those names nowadays, would we choose CREATEDB at
> >> all in the first place?  I think we'd go for something more verbose,
> >> probably CREATE_DATABASE.  (CREATEROLE is not as old as CREATEDB, but my
> >> bet is that it was modelled after CREATEUSER without considering the
> >> whole readability topic too much.)
> >> 
> >> Anyway it doesn't seem to me that consistency with lack of separators in
> >> those very old names should be our guiding principle here.
> > NO_EXCLUSIVE_BACKUP?  Or..?  If this was a green field, I think we might
> > actually use spaces instead, but I'm really not sure we want to go
> > through and redo everything that way at this point..  We'd end up
> > breaking a lot of scripts that currently work today and I'm really not
> > convinced it's better enough to justify that.
> FWIW, I agree with Alvaro, and I'd go with e.g. NO_EXCLUSIVE_BACKUP.

Ok, works for me.  Will update (including tab completion) and send out
for review.



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