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Re: running script on server shutdown (TODO)

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jaime Casanova <systemguards(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, yazicivo(at)ttnet(dot)net(dot)tr, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: running script on server shutdown (TODO)
Date: 2005-12-11 02:18:49
Message-ID: 200512110218.jBB2Inw18694@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Jaime Casanova wrote:
> On 12/10/05, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> > "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
> > > This is what bothers me about having such an informal TODO list. There is
> > a
> > > danger that people will work in items only to have them shot down, which
> > is
> > > a great way to turn off developers. And there is also a danger that other
> > > people will think that the todo item is likely to be accepted at some
> > stage.
> >
> > I've complained to Bruce about that before --- there are a number of items
> > on TODO that only one person thinks is a good idea.
> >
> > Perhaps some sort of [controversial] marker would be useful to warn
> > people that the item needs more discussion before going off in a corner
> > and trying to implement it.
> >
> > 			regards, tom lane
> >
> 
> Actually some items are marked with a '?' that shows that that item
> needs discussion... although that it's not clearly stated in no where
> in the TODO...
> 
> Maybe be explicit about what the '?' mark means and mark every new
> item with it until there is concensus a on it

Well, I would think a question mark would be pretty clear.  The problem
here is that no one objected to its addition to the TODO list, so it
never got a "?".

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