On Sat, 2003-02-15 at 19:49, Ross J. Reedstrom wrote: > On Sun, Feb 16, 2003 at 01:34:34AM +0100, Ian Barwick wrote: > > On Sunday 16 February 2003 01:10, Rod Taylor wrote: > > > I've been debating a mechanism which could build tab completion tables > > > based on the documentation for a while now -- and was going to give it a > > > try next week. If it works, that file would essentially disappear. > > Hmm, from slash commands, or from SQL grammar? Or both? How impossible would > it be to generate the tab-completion from the _grammar_ (for the SQL) > rather than from docs? Something I was musing about when adding cases to this > a month or so ago.
Grammer would certainly be nicer but vastly more complicated. Parsing the SGML shouldn't be overly difficult. Perhaps I'll just clean up what I've done -- move describe.c to the backend -- and see how to approach tab completion later. > > > Feel > > > free to send in patches for ones that have been missed. > > > > ..what I meant is that after entering \d, TAB will produce a list of tables, > > but \di does not produce a list of indexes, same for \dv etc. I see > > no particular reason why this is so and can provide patches > > if relevant. > > Send in the patches: won't hurt, even if they get overridden by alter work - > who knows, Rod may get distracted and not complete the grand plan above. Wouldn't be the first time ;) -- Rod Taylor <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> PGP Key: http://www.rbt.ca/rbtpub.asc
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