On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 8:01 PM, Vladimir Rusinov <vrusi...@google.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 11:03 PM, Peter Eisentraut
> <peter.eisentr...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote:
>> 1. Rename nothing
>> 2. Rename directory only
>> 3. Rename everything
> 3 or 1 (with a slight preference for 3).
> Not sure if my vote counts, but for me as ex-DBA consistency mattered a lot.

Any voice counts :)

> This is one of the reasons PostgreSQL is actually nicer to work with than
> many other databases. I remember 'wal' vs 'xlog' was actually one of a very
> few confusing things. I think it is important to stick to just one term,
> whether it be wal or xlog. I'd prefer wal since it's a term used in many
> other systems. 'xlog' may be confused with likes of binary log in MySQL
> which is not what it is.

The first time I worked on Postgres, I was not able to do the mapping
between both terms as well.

> Now, I've rebased my patches to rename functions (with and without aliases)
> on top of current master, but there's probably no point of posting them now
> given there are patches above that rename other things as well.

OK, I have moved this patch to CF 2017-03, let's make the discussion
continue with more votes coming in.

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