On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 01:53:54PM -0500, Andrew Dunstan wrote: > Joshua D. Drake wrote: > >Peter Eisentraut wrote: > > > >>Teodor Sigaev wrote: > >> > >>>If there aren't objections then we plan commit patch tomorrow or > >>>after tomorrow. > >>> > >>I still haven't heard any argument for why this would be necessary or > >>desirable at all, other than that it looks better for marketing > >>reasons, which I will counter by saying that it looks worse for > >>marketing reasons because our hailed plugin mechanism is apparently so > >>poor that it can't support some practical extension module such as > >>this. > > > >Of which I will counter that we don't have a hailed plugin mechanism. We > >have a contrib which professionals generally consider untested and not > >part of PostgreSQL. > > > >I am constantly running into this: > > > >Q. Does PostgreSQL have full text indexing? > >A. Yes it is in contrib. > >Q. But that isn't part of core. > >A. *sigh* > > > >Where on the website can I see what "plugins" are included with > >PostgreSQL? > > > >Where on the website can I see the Official PostgreSQL > >Documentation for Full Text Indexing? > > > >With TSearch2 in core will that fix the many upgrade problems > >associated with using TSearch2? > > contrib is a horrible misnomer. Can we maybe bite the bullet and > call it something else?
Some version of "version-dependent plugins?" Cheers, D (who hasn't come up with anything shorter just yet) -- David Fetter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://fetter.org/ phone: +1 415 235 3778 AIM: dfetter666 Skype: davidfetter Remember to vote! ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 1: if posting/reading through Usenet, please send an appropriate subscribe-nomail command to [EMAIL PROTECTED] so that your message can get through to the mailing list cleanly