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Re: [HACKERS] Re: [INTERFACES] Next release is 7.0(?)

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>, "Sergio A(dot) Kessler" <ser(at)perio(dot)unlp(dot)edu(dot)ar>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>, PostgreSQL-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: [INTERFACES] Next release is 7.0(?)
Date: 1999-10-12 04:18:04
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.10.9910120117260.404-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, 11 Oct 1999, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> > > Yes, we have discussed this, and will add it to the TODO list.
> > > > can the commands createuser and destroyuser be renamed to
> > > > pg_createuser and pg_destroyuser (as pg_dump) adding soft links to
> > > > preserve backwards compatibility (declaring previous commands
> > > > deprecated) ?
> > > > the same can be done for createdb and destroydb ...
> > 
> > I hope we don't have a consensus on this. Long commands with
> > underscores in them are certainly another sign of the coming
> > apocalypse ;)
> 
> But if we keep symlinks to the existing names, is that OK?

Oh, and, IMHO...remove, don't create symlinks...its a major release, we
don't have to maintain backwards compatability...we aren't mIcrosoft, eh?
:)

Marc G. Fournier                   ICQ#7615664               IRC Nick: Scrappy
Systems Administrator @ hub.org 
primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org 


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