Tom Lane wrote:
> Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>> OK, fair enough. My implication that only page formats were at issue
>> was off-base. My underlying point was that I think we have to be
>> prepared to write code that can understand old binary formats (on the
>> tuple, page, or relation level) if we want this to work and work
>> reliably. I believe that there has been much resistance to that idea.
> We keep looking for cheaper alternatives. There may not be any...
Yeah. I think we might need to bite the bullet on that and start
thinking more about different strategies for handling page versioning to
satisfy various needs. I've been convinced for a while that some sort of
versioning scheme is inevitable, but I do understand the reluctance.
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