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Re: [HACKERS] Development Plans

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Development Plans
Date: 2005-02-25 21:52:21
Message-ID: 200502252152.j1PLqLZ21896@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce used to try to describe our releases as being oriented towards some
> particular goal, but I always thought that these were after-the-fact
> descriptions that had nothing to do with the real development process.
> The truth is that individual developers work on what they feel like,
> or find interesting, or in some cases get paid to do.  But just as
> there's not a master plan, there's not really some guiding vision that
> in a particular release we are going to focus on X or Y or Z.

Right, my analysis was always after-the-fact in an attempt to put an
understandable story around the release features, nothing more.

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