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Re: [pgsql-hackers] Re: Extending System Views: proposal for 8.1/8.2

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers] Re: Extending System Views: proposal for 8.1/8.2
Date: 2005-01-23 22:53:11
Message-ID: 200501231453.12000.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Jim,

> Perhaps a good way to accomplish both goals is to have the set of
> human-readable views, and to add columns to the system tables/views that
> conform with the new, more logical naming convention. This way people
> accessing system information programmatically can use pg_catalog (and
> migrate to the new naming convention), while people who are doing ad-hoc
> queries can just hit the human-readable stuff.

If you think that anyone on this list is going to let us re-name columns in 
the system *tables*, you're on more pain meds than I realized ...

And in what way is using fully qualified names programmatically a problem?

-- 
Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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