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Re: Modifying and solidifying contrib

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, Michael Glaesemann <grzm(at)seespotcode(dot)net>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Modifying and solidifying contrib
Date: 2007-01-28 21:59:59
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>> I don't mind this term, BUT, what we need to get across is not just that 
>> these are extensions, but that they are *standard* extensions, supplied 
>> with PostgreSQL core code and supported by the PostgreSQL core team. 
>> This would be analogous with, say, the standard perl modules (like 
>> Exporter or IO::Handle) that come with the standard perl source 
>> distribution. If we can get that idea across then we might lower the 
>> resistance of people like hosting providers to loading them.

Furthering the perception is reality rule perhaps the schema should be
called std_ext?

> 
> Integrating their docs into the standard PostgreSQL SGML (or XML,
> should we go there) docs would go a long, long way toward helping with
> this.

Agreed.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake



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