Pavel Stehule wrote:

> > So not using \crosstab is deliberate; it's to prevent confusion with
> > the server-side function.
> I don't afraid about this - crosstab is a function in extension. Psql
> backslash commands living in different worlds. 

Sure, but the confusion would be assuming that \crosstab is some sort
of frontend for crosstab() queries,  like for example \copy is a frontend
for COPY.
That mistake seems plausible if the same name is reused, and much less
plausible otherwise.

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Daniel Vérité
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