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Re: Give the TODO list a little more verbose explanation

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Gavin Sherry <swm(at)linuxworld(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Give the TODO list a little more verbose explanation
Date: 2004-11-30 05:06:10
Message-ID: 200411300506.iAU56Ah09291@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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I added a much shorter description to the top of the TODO list:

> This list contains all known PostgreSQL bugs and feature requests. If
> you would like to work on an item, please read the developer's FAQ
> first.

I used the wording "feature requests" so it was clear these are request
and might not have 100% agreement from the community.

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Gavin Sherry wrote:
> Robert,
> 
> I think there are some mistakes with your addition. Here's a reworked
> paragraph:
> 
> ---
> This is a list of items which have been put to or discussed by
> contributors to the project. Many items have been discussed extensively on
> the mailing lists, the archives of which can be found here:
> http://archives.postgresql.org. Appearance on this list means that at
> least one major contributor considered the idea worth further
> investigation or implementation.
> 
> As such, an item's appearance on this list does not mean it is being
> actively developed: look for items with a name following them to see items
> that have been claimed for active development
> 
> If you are interested in contributing code for a specific item, first
> consult the developer's FAQ at
> http://developer.postgresql.org/readtext.php?src/FAQ/FAQ_DEV.html+Developers-FAQ
> 
> If an item has brackets "[]", there is more detail available, so be sure
> to read that before posting.
> 
> Items with a hyphen (-) mark changes that have completed and will appear
> in the 8.1 release.
> ---
> 
> Gavin
> 
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