On Sat, Jan 28, 2017 at 12:43 PM, David Steele <da...@pgmasters.net> wrote:
> The problem I have with aliases is that they would need to be done across
> the board.  At the least, we would need function aliases, symlinks for the
> binaries (which would rneed to be done by the packagers), aliases for the
> command line options, and lots of notations in the documentation.

I was not precise enough here, I am fine with only the function
aliases, because they just have as cost an extra line in pg_proc.h and
because binary-level aliases on Windows are a pain.

> All of this would need to be preserved more or less indefinitely, because if
> we can't decide on a break now it's not likely to happen later.

That's true as well.

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