Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> writes:
> Even if Savepoints don't make it, we'll still have:
Savepoints are in, as is exception-trapping in functions (at least
plpgsql, the other PLs are on their own :-().
Some other major improvements you didn't mention:
Cross-datatype comparisons are indexable (at least for common
combinations); this solves a huge performance gotcha
Much more complete support for rowtype operations
> This is more features worth mentioning than we've ever had in a single release
> before -- and if you consider several add-ons which have been
> implemented/improved at the same time (Slony, PL/Java, etc.) it's even more
> momentous. If this isn't 8.0, then what will be?
I tend to agree, and was about to bring up the point myself.
regards, tom lane
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