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Re: speaking of 8.4...

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Ron Mayer <rm_pg(at)cheapcomplexdevices(dot)com>
Cc: Tim Uckun <timuckun(at)gmail(dot)com>, Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>, Scara Maccai <m_lists(at)yahoo(dot)it>, Fujii Masao <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>, pierce(at)hogranch(dot)com, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: speaking of 8.4...
Date: 2009-02-26 23:46:46
Message-ID: 1235692006.16872.26.camel@jd-laptop.pragmaticzealot.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 2009-02-26 at 15:41 -0800, Ron Mayer wrote:

> Back in Jan 2008 that same page stated that 8.3 "would" come out
> in July 2007:
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-advocacy/2008-01/msg00235.php
> 
> But that's not nearly as sad as the Chinese FAQs that state that
> the latest version of Postgres is 8.2.1 or 8.2.3 depending on
> whether you prefer traditional or simplified writing styles.
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/faqs.FAQ_chinese_simp.html
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/faqs.FAQ_chinese_trad.html
> And for german speakers, their newest is 8.2.5
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/faqs.FAQ_german.html
> Basically for all the languages you get a different "lateset"
> release.
> 

I can fix the press faq but the others will have to go to the
translators project.

Joshua D. Drake


> Surely these FAQ entries are doing more harm than good.
> 
> Can we please just update all of these to link to some page
> where the actual latest version is instead; and replace the
> forward-looking expectations with something that is less
> misleading?
> 
> 
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