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Re: Feature Matrix

From: Ned Lilly <ned(at)nedscape(dot)com>
To: Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>
Cc: Mike Ellsworth <younicycle(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Feature Matrix
Date: 2007-07-20 20:19:46
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I think this is really cool, and well worth highlighting throughout the site(s).

Nice job, Stefan.


On 7/20/2007 11:44 AM Stefan Kaltenbrunner wrote:
> Mike Ellsworth wrote:
>> Borrowing from the current "What's New" thread, I think this link:
>> http://developer.postgresql.org/index.php/Feature_Matrix
>> <http://developer.postgresql.org/index.php/Feature_Matrix>
>>
>> is a good, quick read.  As a combination web/advocacy issue -may not be
>> a bad idea (assuming it is current) to have it as an additional link
>> under 'Shortcuts' with the label of "Coming Soon". 
> 
> well that one I(as the one who created most of it) still consider an
> experiment and I'm not really happy with the presentation yet so I think
> its too soon (and maybe the developerwiki is also the wrong thing to
> place that kind of stuff) to make it a more official resource.
> Things I would want to get feedback on before are at least:
> 
> *) how to represent stuff that are improvements to existing
> functionality (like lower memory usage for a range of operations or
> faster joins or better plan selection for some scenarios)
> 
> *) what about the representation itself - I don't think the list as it
> is is meaningful at all to the "mere mortal". I guess some of the items
> would need a sentence or two to explain them.
> 
> *) should this really be some sort of official material at all
> (considering we already have proper changelogs and releasenotes)
> 
> *) crosslinking with the manual ?
> 
> *) proofreading is required
> 
> +) what considers "noteworthy" new stuff and what not ?
> 
> 
> Stefan
> 
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