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?"

D (who hasn't come up with anything shorter just yet)
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