On 14 July 2016 at 00:12, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:

> I wonder
> whether promoting \; to a recognized and documented behavior would
> allow us to get away with converting -c strings to normal parsing
> behavior, as was discussed and then rejected on compatibility grounds
> not too long ago.  People who need to keep the old behavior could do so
> by putting in backslashes.
>

Just so I'm clear: you're suggesting that
because people can modify their code to achieve the old behaviour it's no
longer breaking compatibility?

‚ÄčThat's an odd definition, IMO.

Geoff

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