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Re: [DOCS] Partition: use triggers instead of rules

From: Michael Paesold <mpaesold(at)gmx(dot)at>
To: NikhilS <nikkhils(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [DOCS] Partition: use triggers instead of rules
Date: 2007-11-29 15:29:38
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NikhilS wrote:
>> The argument I made for keeping the example around is not
> dependent on
>> the assumption that using a rule is a good idea.  It's dependent on
>>  the established fact that we have recommended that in prior
>> releases, and therefore people are going to be seeing that
>> construct in real databases.
> 
> And they could refer back to the older version of the documentation
> for it. In fact, we should mention that in the patch:
> 
> <note><para>If you have a partitioning setup that uses rules please 
> refer to the 8.2 documentation on partitioning</para></note>
> 
> +1

I would also add another sentence about *why* the recommendation was 
changed. We have one rule-based setup here, and it has been working 
flawlessly for us,... so personally I don't even know the reasons.

Best Regards
Michael Paesold


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