On Sat, Jul 03, 2004 at 18:02:01 +0800,
Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au> wrote:
> >>Why are they useful???? If you want PG specific stuff then use the PG
> >>specific catalogs!!!
> >The information schema could be used to provide a more stable interface.
> >The pg catalog changes from release to release and it would be nice to
> >be able to write code which is more future proof.
> Really? It will have the same problem! That being that when we change
> stuff in the catalogs, we will need to change it in the info schema as
> well more than likely...
That isn't my expectation. I would expect that in most cases the pg catalog
would be changed to include more information, not less and that the
old information affected by a change could still be obtained by using
a more complicated view.
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