On 2014-06-17 09:46:13 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> writes:
> > On 2014-06-17 11:22:17 +0200, Vik Fearing wrote:
> >> On 06/17/2014 09:43 AM, Hannu Krosing wrote:
> >>> Was'nt there a plan (consensus?) about deprecating rules altogether ?
> >> I believe that was just for user access to them, ie CREATE RULE.  I
> >> don't think there was ever question of purging them from the code base.
> > I don't think any such concensus has been made? I wish it were, but the
> > last discussions about it imo ended quite differently.
> Yeah, I don't think there's any prospect of removing them in the near
> future.  We'd need a (better-designed) replacement feature first.

IMO INSTEAD triggers pretty much are that. We only need to make them
work for normal relations as well (partitioning!) and we're pretty much


Andres Freund

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