== PostgreSQL Weekly News - July 03 2006 ==
In CVS TIP:
Greg Stark added a feature called INCLUDING CONSTRAINTS to CREATE
Christopher Kings-Lynne added a PQescapeIdentifier() function to
Tom Lane changed the ROW() constructor syntax so that list
elements foo.* get expanded to a list of their member fields
rather than creating a nested rowtype field as before. The old
behavior is still available by omitting '.*'. You can now check
thing like "IF ROW(NEW.*) IS DISTINCT FROM ROW(OLD.*)" in a
trigger or rule.
Teodor Sigaev changed the split algorithm for GiST per his
Tom Lane removed the 'stats buffer' process, letting backend stats
messages be delivered directly to the collector process. This
should result in a performance increase.
== PostgreSQL Product News ==
Pgpool 3.1 released.
MicroOLAP Database Designer for PostgreSQL ver.1.1.0 released.
EMS Data Generator 2005 for PostgreSQL ver. 2.2 released.
== PostgreSQL Local ==
Greater Los Angeles PostgreSQL users now have a PUG.
PDXPUG is reactivated. Find out more at
== PostgreSQL in the News ==
David Wheeler has published an article on PL/PgSQL at
Planet PostgreSQL: http://www.planetpostgresql.org/
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