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Re: [HACKERS] Upcoming PG re-releases

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Upcoming PG re-releases
Date: 2005-12-01 03:56:33
Message-ID: 20051130235539.T1077@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, David Fetter wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 01:23:38PM -0500, Robert Treat wrote:
>> On Wednesday 30 November 2005 11:40, Tom Lane wrote:
>>> Personally I expect to keep supporting 7.3 for a long while,
>>> because Red Hat pays me to ;-) ... and the EOL date for RHEL3 is a
>>> long way away yet.  The PG community may stop bothering with 7.3
>>> releases before that.  But I think Marc and Bruce figure "as long
>>> as the patches are in our CVS we may as well put out a release".
>>
>> Yeah, thats one of the reasons I am skeptical about having official
>> policies on this type of thing.
>
> I see this as an excellent reason to draw a bright, sharp line between
> what vendors support and what the community as a whole does,
> especially where individual community members wear another hat.

So, if Sun, SRA, Pervasive, Command Prompt, etc were to submit a patch for 
v7.2, we'd refuse it?  I think not ...

Will we accept/fix a bug report *for* v7.2, that is different ...

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Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
Email: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ: 7615664

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