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Re: remove contrib/xml2

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: remove contrib/xml2
Date: 2010-01-29 00:31:17
Message-ID: 603c8f071001281631k74cd5d7ag1569d9a519f1384a@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 5:54 PM, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> wrote:
>> Yeah, we can't really remove it until we have a plausible substitute for
>> the xpath_table functionality.  This is in the TODO list ...
>
> What about moving it to pgfoundry?
>
> I'm really not keen on shipping known-broken stuff in /contrib.

Yeah, exactly.  Another option - if we know that it works OK with
inputs of certain types - might be to throw an error if we get an
input of a type we know it doesn't work with.  But I guess I haven't
followed this closely enough to know exactly what kinds of arguments
do/don't work.

...Robert

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