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== PostgreSQL Weekly News - June 27 2005 ==

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: PostgreSQL Announce <pgsql-announce(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: == PostgreSQL Weekly News - June 27 2005 ==
Date: 2005-06-27 15:57:08
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== PostgreSQL Weekly News - June 27 2005 ==

Feature freeze is looming large.  You can make sure that your favorite
feature gets in.

Teodor Sigaev has made GiST indexes are fully concurrent.

Magnus Hagander and Neil Conway have removed Kerberos 4 as it was
unused, and the protocol itself is no longer supported, in part due to
security issues.

PL/PgSQL can now do EXECUTE INTO.

Pavel Stehule added Oracle-style LEAST and GREATEST functions, which
are essentially row-wise versions of MAX and MIN.

The buildfarm will now send out a daily email digest of status
updates. For details on how to subscribe, see 
http://pgfoundry.org/mail/?group_id=1000040

Tom Lane added a new database created by default named postgres.

Alfranio Correia Junior has presented a patch that does ON COMMIT
triggers which is sure to be controversial.
http://gorda.di.uminho.pt/community

== PostgreSQL Product News ==

Slony-I 1.0.6 released
http://gborg.postgresql.org/project/slony1/news/newsfull.php?news_id=238
Slony-I 1.1.0 released
http://gborg.postgresql.org/project/slony1/news/newsfull.php?news_id=237

DBD::Pg 1.43 released
http://search.cpan.org/~dbdpg/DBD-Pg-1.43/Pg.pm

Oryx 0.95 released, now with tsearch2 integration.
http://www.oryx.com/mailstore/0.95.html

== PostgreSQL in the News ==

Bruce Momjian spoke at the Massachusetts State House on Wednesday June
22 for Open Source Day.
http://www.mass.gov/portal/index.jsp?pageID=itdmodulechunk&L=1&L0=Home&sid=Aitd&b=terminalcontent&f=_policies_standards_open_source_day&csid=Aitd

General Bits: http://www.varlena.com/GeneralBits/
General Bits is taking a break this week.


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