Joshua D. Drake wrote: > > > We now have URLs on the TODO list to the archives, and the next FAQ item > > is: > > > > <H3 id="item1.4">1.4) What do I do after choosing an item to > > work on?</H3> > > > > <P>Send an email to pgsql-hackers with a proposal for what you want > > to do (assuming your contribution is not trivial). Working in > > > > so it is clear what we want people to do. > > what we want my be part of the problem :) > > > > >> It would also be useful to have possible dependencies. I recently saw > >> a patch come across from Sun, that Tom commented on, something about > >> increase the size of some value to 64bit. I don't recall exactly. > > > > I am keeping URLs in the TODO list. Why don't people submit > > improvements to the TODO list, rather than adding more complexity by > > making a separate wiki for every TODO item? If no one updates the TODO > > item, what makes you think they are going to do somethin in a wiki? > > Do you want a todo list with 4 paragraphs (minimum) for each todo item?
The requirements of the item often change dramatically over time, so who is going to write paragraphs for a single item, especially if it will need updating. > > I think the big conclusion we made long ago is that We are never going > > to have enough detail anywhere that someone is going to be able to work > > on an item without asking the community. > > I don't think anyone is expecting that. I think that what we are > expecting is that they can ask knowledgeable questions. > > Would you prefer: > > Hi, I am a C developer, PostgreSQL Rocks... I want to implement Enums.. > > Or: > > Hi, I am a C developer, PostgreSQL Rocks... I would like to take the > Enums todo. Here are my specific questions regarding your feature > requirements at URL --- Well, few have shown any interest in improving the TODO list, so who is going to be motivated to do even more than we have now? -- Bruce Momjian [EMAIL PROTECTED] EnterpriseDB http://www.enterprisedb.com + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. + ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 5: don't forget to increase your free space map settings