Tom Lane wrote:
> Martijn van Oosterhout <> writes:
> > About the ReportSyntaxErrorPosition thing, it was considered at the
> > time (can't find the email right now) that control characters would be
> > problematic but it wouldn't break anything that wasn't broken already.
> > How tab was missed I don't know, nor a couple of other failures cases
> > I've thought of since. Thanks for fixing that.
> What I was thinking of doing was making it translate any control
> character (other than \r and \n) to a space, not only tab.  However
> this should probably wait on the result of the discussion about whether
> we really like the \x09 output for tabs in data ... that might yield an
> idea that could be applied here too.

Perhaps we should just output "\009" for tab and "\xxx" for other
control characters.  That seems the most natural.  I can't see why we
would convert every control character to " ".

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