On 2017-02-09 15:53:47 -0500, Stephen Frost wrote: > * Josh Berkus (j...@berkus.org) wrote: > > What I'm voting against is the idea that we'll have aliases in core, but > > remove them in two releases. Either that's unrealistic, or it's just > > prolonging the pain. > > Waiting 10+ years doesn't make the pain go away when it comes to > removing things like that.
That's ridiculous. I think we can fairly argue whether backward compat is worth it, but claiming that migrations to something new aren't easier if there's a number of versions that support both the old and the new names/syntax/whatnot is obviously wrong. -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers