Alvaro Herrera wrote: > Also, what about the business of putting "x" if there's no third column? > Three months from now some Czech psql hacker will say "we should use > Unicode chars for this" and we will be forever stuck with \pset > unicode_crosstab_marker to change the character to a ☑ BALLOT BOX WITH > CZECH. Maybe we should think that a bit harder -- for example, what > about just rejecting the case with no third column and forcing the user > to add a third column with the character they choose? That way you > avoid that mess.
Yes, that implicit "X" with 2 column resultsets is not essential, it may be removed without real damage. About the possible suggestion to have a \pset unicode_crosstab_marker, my opinion would be that it's not important enough to justify a new \pset setting. Best regards, -- Daniel Vérité PostgreSQL-powered mailer: http://www.manitou-mail.org Twitter: @DanielVerite -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers