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Re: [HACKERS] Re: [INTERFACES] Next release is 7.0(?)

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Sergio A(dot) Kessler" <ser(at)perio(dot)unlp(dot)edu(dot)ar>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>, PostgreSQL-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: [INTERFACES] Next release is 7.0(?)
Date: 1999-10-10 20:39:55
Message-ID: 199910102039.QAA11104@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Yes, we have discussed this, and will add it to the TODO list.

> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 
> > Because the next release is going to probably be 7.0, if people have
> > backward compatability library code that they have been dying to remove,
> > this is the time for it.
> > 
> > I don't recommend removing backward compatability with 6.4 or 6.5
> > releases, but if you have some code that is hanging around just to be
> > compatible with 6.1 or earlier, I think it can be removed now.
> 
> can the commands createuser and destroyuser be renamed to
> pg_createuser and pg_destroyuser (as pg_dump) adding soft links to 
> preserve backwards compatibility (declaring previous commands 
> deprecated) ?
> 
> the same can be done for createdb and destroydb ...
> 
> I think is a much more nice namespace for Postgres wich is 
> important when you have thousands of commands in this times.
> 
> -- 
>   |    Sergio A. Kessler  http://sak.org.ar
> -O_O-  You can have it Soon, Cheap, and Working; choose *two*.
> 
> ************
> 


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