On Fri, 14 Jul 2006, Satoshi Nagayasu wrote:

However, several extensions, such as pl/java, strongly depend on the backend internal functions and arguments. If they are suddenly changed, the extension XX couldn't be compiled anymore, and the users will waste their time.


There are several flaws to this ...

First and foremost, it assumes that those 'users' aren't going to make sure that the version of pl/java they are trying to install has the version of postgresql they are running listed as being compatible ...

Second, its assuming that Thomas, or any other pl/java developer, *isn't* going to watching for any changes to the API fairly closely, considering they know it does happen, and, therefore, won't make a change to their development code to accommodate that when the time comes ...

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