Robert Treat wrote: > the whole discussion is based on how do we get big projects done when no > one is motivated to work on 'foo' until there faced with a deadline; > this idea puts the pressure on 'foo' developers from the get go. i'm not > saying this a guaranteed way to solve that problem but i think it is a > possible solution. i'm sure there will be big projects most people don't > care about (win32) and big projects most people would like (replication) > so the amount of like or dislike of the idea would be relative in > practice, the key question is would this actually motivate folks more to > get big projects finished faster? since there are only a handful of > folks who fall into that category they can decide for themselves, and if > it wouldn't motivate them, then the question can be asked again, what > would?
I can confirm that there are several people working on Win32/PITR right now, maybe four, that wouldn't if we hadn't set the beta freeze at July 1 --- so such pressure is a real motivator --- though certainly this isn't the way we want to motivate developers. -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us [EMAIL PROTECTED] | (610) 359-1001 + If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road + Christ can be your backup. | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073 ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 9: the planner will ignore your desire to choose an index scan if your joining column's datatypes do not match