On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 11:03:52AM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Gregory Stark <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > But these kinds of inconsistent behaviours can be traps for users. It means
> > "\c1" and "\c 1" do different things even though "\cpostgres" and \c 
> > postgres"
> > do the same thing. And it means "\c1" might connect to a database named "1"
> > today but switch sessions tomorrow.
> The real problem here is trying to overload an existing command name
> with too many different meanings.  You need to pick some other name
> besides \c.
> If you were willing to think of it as "switch session" instead of "connect",
> then \S is available ...

Since this command will be getting used very frequently by anyone using
concurrent connections interactively, it'd be nice if it was lower-case.
It looks like that limits us to j, k, m, n, v, and y.  In unix this idea
is about jobs, what about using \j?
Jim Nasby                                      [EMAIL PROTECTED]
EnterpriseDB      http://enterprisedb.com      512.569.9461 (cell)

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