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Re: Uh, I change my mind about commit_delay + commit_siblings (sort of)

From: Peter Geoghegan <peter(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>, tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Uh, I change my mind about commit_delay + commit_siblings (sort of)
Date: 2012-06-28 18:58:15
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On 28 June 2012 19:55, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 2:18 PM, Peter Geoghegan <peter(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> wrote:
>> You think it will confuse users less if we start telling them to use
>> something that we have a very long history of telling them not to use?
>
> I don't buy this line of reasoning at all.  If we're going to rename
> the GUC, it should be for accuracy, not PR value.  If we start
> renaming something every time we improve it, we're going to go nuts.
> We improved lots of things in 9.2; they didn't all get renamed.

That is a false equivalence, and you know it.

Who said anything about PR value? I'm concerned with not confusing users.

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Peter Geoghegan       http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/
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