> Well, personally, as an all-ASCII guy I'm not too fussed about that, > but I can see that other people might be annoyed. > > The main problem in dealing with it seems to be whether you're willing > to support pgbench running in non-backend-safe encodings (eg SJIS). > If we rejected that case then it'd be a relatively simple change to allow > pgbench to treat any high-bit-set byte as a valid variable name character. > (I think anyway, haven't checked the code.) > > Although ... actually, psql allows any high-bit-set byte in variable > names (cf valid_variable_name()) without concern about encoding. > That means it's formally incorrect in SJIS, but it's been like that > for an awful lot of years and nobody's complained. Maybe it'd be fine > for pgbench to act the same.
That's my thought too. > Having said all that, I think we're at the point in the commitfest > where if there's any design question at all about a patch, it should > get booted to the next cycle. We are going to have more than enough > to do to stabilize what's already committed, we don't need to be > adding more uncertainty. Ok, I will move the patch to the next cf. Best regards, -- Tatsuo Ishii SRA OSS, Inc. Japan English: http://www.sraoss.co.jp/index_en.php Japanese:http://www.sraoss.co.jp -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers