Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera wrote:
>> Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>>> Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>>>> Magnus Hagander wrote:
>>>>> That also requires a "reasonable shell", which all platforms don't
>>>>> have...
>>>> I think doing any sort of reasonable scripting around psql requires a 
>>>> reasonable shell.  Or next someone will suggest implementing loops and 
>>>> conditionals in psql.
>>> ... Now that you mention it :)
>>> psql is a shell. It is the postgresql shell. I don't see any problem
>>> with continuing to extend the postgresql shell to a more functional
>>> platform that is independent.
>> At least it'd help those poor people trying to do conditional COMMIT or
>> ROLLBACK based on the transaction status.  Maybe it's not such a bad
>> idea.
>> On the other hand, seeing how the history line numbers patch is still
>> nowhere to be seen, I don't think we should be expecting you to send a
>> patch ... ;-)
> No one would except it from me, I would just embed python ;)

or perhaps accept

> Sincerely,
> Joshua D. Drake


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