On Thu, 25 Jan 2007, Tom Lane wrote:

> Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> ... convincing use-case that will justify the maintenance load we
> >> are setting up for ourselves.  "Somebody might want this" is not
> >> adequate.
> > I realize it is problem to have the function in two places in our code,
> > but if we don't make a user-accessible version, every application has to
> > roll their own version and update it for our system catalog changes.
> Nope, wrong, you are assuming the conclusion.  Exactly which apps have
> to have this?

Well, the alternative interfaces like pgadmin and ppa. That said, I prefer
the idea of breaking out the queries in pg_dump and psql into a library.
Like you say up thread, that's a big project and it's an all or nothing



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