Excerpts from Joshua D. Drake's message of mié jun 22 15:37:17 -0400 2011: > Per: > > http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2010-11/msg02043.php > > It seems we did come up with a use case in the procpid discussion. The > ability to change the names of columns/databases etc, to handle the > fixing of bad decision decisions during development over time. > > Thoughts?
Let's start with what was discussed and supported in that thread, that is, databases. It seems less clear that columns are widely believed to be a good idea to have synonyms for. Besides, synonyms for databases should be reasonably simple to implement, which is not something I would say for columns. -- Álvaro Herrera <alvhe...@commandprompt.com> The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc. PostgreSQL Replication, Consulting, Custom Development, 24x7 support -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers