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Re: Do we need a TODO? (was Re: Concurrently updatinganupdatable view)

From: "Simon Riggs" <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Bruce Momjian" <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>,"Richard Huxton" <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>,"Florian G(dot) Pflug" <fgp(at)phlo(dot)org>,"Hiroshi Inoue" <inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>,"Heikki Linnakangas" <heikki(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>,<pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Do we need a TODO? (was Re: Concurrently updatinganupdatable view)
Date: 2007-06-01 19:54:54
Message-ID: 1180727695.26297.258.camel@silverbirch.site (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 2007-06-01 at 14:12 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> "Simon Riggs" <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> > I'm sorry guys but I don't agree this is a TODO item.
> ...
> > Also, methinks we should have agreed behaviour before we make something
> > a TODO item.
> 
> There is a whole *lot* of stuff in the TODO list that does not have a
> consensus solution yet.  You should not imagine that it's gospel.

Well, I don't, though many think it is and some have been
surprised/annoyed to find out that implementing a TODO item doesn't mean
automatic acceptance of the idea, let alone the code (not myself, I
hasten to add).

> At the same time, it'd be better if this item were worded more like
> "investigate this issue" rather than presupposing a particular
> form of answer.

Agreed.

-- 
  Simon Riggs             
  EnterpriseDB   http://www.enterprisedb.com



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