Nadia Cameron, a journalist with IDG, is looking to do a brief story on
PostgreSQL and has a couple of questions for us.
So, being newly motivated to set up the collaborative area for the
Advocacy site, it's now ready for general usage
Nadia's questions (from below) have been added into a page in the new
collaborative area, so people can make notes/comments/etc directly, and
we should be able to get the results to her by about this time tomorrow
if it's as effective as I'm hoping...
Regards and best wishes,
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Subject: Questions on 7.3 version for LinuxWorld
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2002 12:04:10 +1100
Just trying to put together a brief story on the release of PostgreSQL
version 7.3, but had a couple of questions I'd like to put forth to you
(bear with me, I'm not very techie!)
- What is the 92 scheme specification, and why has support for it been
included in the latest version of postgreSQL?
- In the release, Neil Conway comments that the new version contains a
dependency tracking systems "that allows PostgreSQK to 'safely' support
many more subtle enhancements like the ability to drop columns". I'm
unclear on the use of "safely" here - would you be able to elaborate on
this comment further?
- What are the conditions of using PostgreSQL?
- How long did it take to develop the latest 7.3 release?
- When do you expect to release the next version of the system?
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