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Re: [PATCH] Largeobject Access Controls (r2432)

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Jaime Casanova <jcasanov(at)systemguards(dot)com(dot)ec>, KaiGai Kohei <kaigai(at)ak(dot)jp(dot)nec(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Largeobject Access Controls (r2432)
Date: 2009-12-03 20:33:51
Message-ID: 13889.1259872431@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> I agree that search and replace isn't that hard, but I don't find the
> proposed construction awkward, and we have various uses of it in the
> docs already.  Actually the COPY one is not quite clear whether it
> means <= 7.3 or < 7.3.  I think we're just aiming for consistency here
> as much as anything.

Well, the problem is that "<= 8.4" is confusing as to whether it
includes 8.4.n.  You and I know that it does because we know we
don't make feature changes in minor releases, but this is not
necessarily obvious to everyone.  "< 8.5" is much less ambiguous.

			regards, tom lane

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