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Re: So where are we on the open commitfest?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: So where are we on the open commitfest?
Date: 2011-10-28 20:28:08
Message-ID: 29334.1319833688@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
>>> * unite recovery.conf and postgresql.conf
>>> 
>>> This one also seems to be lacking consensus more than anything else.
>>> What do we do about that?

>> AFAIR, the only person objecting is Simon.  I'm not necessarily saying
>> that means we should drive it in over his objections, but OTOH there
>> were quite a few people who spoke in favor of it and we shouldn't
>> ignore those voices either.

> The problem is, it will break tools. I was one of the people that 
> supported Simon in his argument against. Not going to cause a huge stink 
> but it is something to consider.

Yeah, but it's those same tools that will benefit from a cleaner
definition.  Sometimes it doesn't pay to be slaves to backwards
compatibility.

			regards, tom lane

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