On 06/20/2016 02:14 PM, Merlin Moncure wrote:
On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 4:08 PM, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
On Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 4:53 PM, Joshua D. Drake <j...@commandprompt.com> wrote:
Or we could adopt the very reasonable and practical policy of:
The current versioning scheme isn't broke, so we aren't going to fix it.
The idea that this discussion is not fixing any real
problem, though -- that rings true.
sure -- it's my fault for starting the conversation back up. I was
wondering about supporting older version checks, but only because I
was unaware of the 'machine' variant of the version check
(server_version_num), which properly supports numerical ordering for
historical versions. If there's anything to do here, maybe we ought
to document that server_version_num should be used for checking
version a little more strongly. Judging by google searching, this is
as not widely known as it should be.
I certainly had no idea it even existed until you displayed the query. I
have always used version() but then, I am not a -hacker.
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