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Re: pgsql-server: Update that 8.0 will support MS Win

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql-server: Update that 8.0 will support MS Win
Date: 2004-08-23 23:50:22
Message-ID: 200408232350.i7NNoMK00271@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Neil Conway wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > I think we need to actually find someone who reports a problem before
> > stating something.  I don't see how we can assume it is unstable without
> > some feedback.
> 
> On the contrary, I don't see how we can assume it IS stable without any 
> evidence (which is effectively what we're doing if we release 8.0.0 
> without any special note about how stable we expect Win32 to be: we're 
> treating unix and win32 equally, when they clearly are not from the POV 
> of testing and maturity).
> 
> This is enterprise software -- I think it would be wise for us to be 
> conservative about what we promise our users.

What makes it more different from saying PITR, NT, or tablespaces might
have bugs because those are new features too.  What is the distinction?

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