Did we come to a conclusion on this?

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Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> >
> >
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Andrew Dunstan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >>  
> >>> The consequence will be, though, that psql will accept a syntax for 
> >>> "\copy (query) ..." that the corresponding backend command would 
> >>> reject were we not transforming it. That strikes me as potentially 
> >>> confusing.
> >>>     
> >>
> >> Perhaps.  What about plan B: remove the legacy syntax support in \copy?
> >> IIRC it has not been documented since 7.2, so maybe we can finally throw
> >> it overboard.  Thoughts?
> >>
> >>     
> >>   
> >
> > I like it for 8.3 - but  maybe my present patch would be better for 
> > 8.2, as it involves less behaviour change.
> >
> 
> While we decide this issue, which can be worked around in any case, I am 
> going to commit the part of the patch that nobody has objected to (and 
> which will fix Michael's original complaint), on HEAD and 8.2 stable, so 
> we can get some testing going.
> 
> cheers
> 
> andrew
> 
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