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Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql/contrib/pg_dumpaccounts (Makefile README pg_dumpaccounts.sh)

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, Ned Lilly <ned(at)greatbridge(dot)com>, Jan Wieck <janwieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql/contrib/pg_dumpaccounts (Makefile README pg_dumpaccounts.sh)
Date: 2000-11-03 18:18:23
Message-ID: 200011031818.NAA21665@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> > What part of "no new features in bug-fix releases" is giving people
> > trouble?
> 
> Interesting observation here: the key developers seem to be much more
> exercised about this than the rest of the community.  Counting core
> members and Peter we have three "no" and one "yes", whereas as best
> I recall the votes from the rest of pghackers are about 6 to 1 in
> favor.
> 
> Make of that what you will --- but I'm going to yield the point,
> since the non-core sentiment seems to be very clear.

One final analysis of this.  If Jan had come to the list and explained
the problem, and suggested adding something to /contrib for 7.0.3, I
think most people would have said OK.

My guess is that many of the negative votes are based on the way this
was handled.  I know I think about how this was handled and get upset
myself.

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