On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 12:59 PM, Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > In my understanding - as the person doing quite a bit of the coding atm - the > point is to provide a very minimal *early* prototype to have a sensible basis > for design decisions/discussions. On one side thats useful to get a feeling > for the problems involved. On the other side doing design discussions without > an underlaying basic patch & design on -hackers tends to often go into > directions of feature creep and bikeshedding. It also helps against "this is > impossible" claims. > Parts of this thread and related ones are a somewhat good example of this. > > The plan is to show the early prototype around pgcon and send design documents > and split-up patches (of that prototype) a holiday and some cleanup later to - > hackers. I/We aim to have individual, independently usable, parts of the patch > submitted to the first 9.3 commitfest. > > I definitely do not wish to screw anyone over doing this or such. And I am > sure thats the same with others working on this. Even if sometimes emotions > get in the way/into play.
Thanks. I think we are basically all on the same page, here. As I said upthread, I am not trying to accuse anything of doing anything wrong, and as you and Simon and Greg have all said, you're not trying to do anything wrong. So, no problem. :-) -- 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