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Re: Pet Peeves?

From: Octavio Alvarez <alvarezp(at)alvarezp(dot)ods(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Pet Peeves?
Date: 2009-01-31 04:53:26
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On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 15:32 -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Octavio Alvarez wrote:
> > On Thu, 2009-01-29 at 13:16 +0000, Gregory Stark wrote:
> > > So, what do people say? Is Postgres perfect in your world or does
> it
> > > do some
> > > things which rub you the wrong way?
> > 
> > For me:
> > 
> > Lack of column-level privileges. It just doesn't help scalability at
> > all. You end up having different tables each with different
> permissions,
> > or having to create a view with a ruleset attached, having to update
> the
> > view for each definition change in the view.
> 
> Column-level privileges will be in Postgres 8.4.

That is one hell of great news!

It is not marked as "Done" in the To-do list in the Wiki, though.

http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Todo#GRANT.2FREVOKE




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