On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 5:50 AM, Dimitri Fontaine <dimi...@2ndquadrant.fr> wrote: > Thom Brown <t...@linux.com> writes: >> None of those others perform such a role. Instead they add additional >> functionality intended to be utilised as part of general data usage, >> adding new types, operators, query functions etc. Maybe the term >> "core" is inappropriate. Instead we might wish to refer to them as >> "utility extensions" or something like that, although that may be just >> as vague. > > The term “core” here intends to show off that those extensions are > maintained by the core PostgreSQL developer team. If needs be, those > extensions will get updated in minor releases (crash, bugs, security, > etc).
Everything in contrib meets that definition, more or less. -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers