On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 3:41 PM, Marko Tiikkaja <ma...@joh.to> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 6, 2017 at 10:25 PM, Kevin Grittner <kgri...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> It took years to get an in-depth review, then I was asked
>> not to commit it because others were working on patches that would
>> conflict. That just doesn't leave enough time to address these
>> issues before release. Fundamentally, I'm not sure that there is a
>> level of interest sufficient to support the effort.
> I can only say that the lack of this feature comes up on a weekly basis on
> IRC, and a lot of people would be disappointed to see it reverted.
Well, at PGCon I talked with someone who worked on the
implementation in Oracle 20-some years ago. He said they had a team
of 20 people full time working on the feature for years to get it
working. Now, I think the PostgreSQL community is a little lighter
on its feet, but without more active participation from others than
there has been so far, I don't intend to take another run at it.
I'll be happy to participate at such point that it's not treated as
a second-class feature set. Barring that, anyone else who wants to
take the patch and run with it is welcome to do so.
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