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Re: pgaccess - where to store the own data

From: "Ross J(dot) Reedstrom" <reedstrm(at)rice(dot)edu>
To: "Matthew T(dot) OConnor" <matthew(at)zeut(dot)net>
Cc: Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com>,Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,Iavor Raytchev <iavor(dot)raytchev(at)verysmall(dot)org>,pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgaccess - where to store the own data
Date: 2002-09-04 15:19:49
Message-ID: 20020904151949.GC24097@rice.edu (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 02:43:38PM -0400, Matthew T. OConnor wrote:
> > As someone else mentioned (I think), even using a separate schema is not
> > always an acceptable option. If you are using a "packaged" application
> > (whether commercial or open source), you usually don't want *any*
> > changes to the vendor provided database. Particularly with commercial
> > software, that can mean loss of, or problems with, technical support, or
> > problems when upgrading.
> 
> Agreed, but if the information is to be stored using the database server at 
> all, then I think this option should be left in since some users probably 
> don't mind the clutter, and will not be allowed to create a new database or 
> schemea.

I'm a bit late on this discussion, but I, for one, have liked having
some of the pgaccess info stored with the database. That way, no matter
what machine I connect to the DB from, I get the same set of functions,
queries, and schema-documents.

BTW, has the 'schema' tab been renamed yet? With actual schema in 7.3,
that'll get confusing.

Ross

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