Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> Stefan Kaltenbrunner wrote:
>> Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I know that this would be completely out of the norm. However, would it
>>> be worth considering having a mid cycle release for 8.3?
>>> Basically the release would focus on:
>>> Updateable views
>>> Bitmap indexes
>>> Recursive queries
>>> We would release in June?
>> Interesting idea but we already have one of the fastest release cycles
>> of all database systems and some people would like to see a larger cycle.
> I really don't care about other database systems. I care about
> postgresql :). That is also why I wanted to limit the features set
> specifically.

hmm yeah  but as I said - probably not everybody has an immediate demand
or is so fixated on those ..

>> In addition to that this plan might hold back some people from upgrading
>> to 8.2 which solves quite a few critical issues with features we
>> marketed/introduced during the past 8.x cycles and are really getting
>> polished and usable now (partitioning,pitr,...) and 8.2 gives quite a
>> nice performance boost for a lot of workloads too.
> I frankly won't see many people migrate to 8.2. Most of my customers
> will wait for 8.3 anyway. (except new business of course).

I disagree - 8.2 is much more attractive for us then say 8.0 or 8.1 was
and we will probably adopt it rather aggressively ...


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