Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> >> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >>> Keep in mind all contrib loads into public, and I don't remember any
> >>> namespace conflict issues in the past.
> >> That is beside the point. Of course there haven't been conflicts -
> >> precisely because a single group controls the whole lot. What I said was
> >> that we should behave as sane third party extension authors would,
> >> namely to use their own namespace to protect themselves from conflicts
> >> with other unknown extensions. It's called setting a good example or
> >> eating your own dog food.
> > The problem I see controlling per-user search_path if +10 extensions are
> > instlalled, and you want them always to be available by default.
> This suggests maybe we need to look at beefing up a few things. For
> example, an alias facility that provided a name in schema X for things
> in schema Y would help lots here. (You want everything visible? Just
> alias it in public.) ISTR such things in DB2, although it's now many
> years since I laid hands on it, so my memory could well be very faulty.
I think that is SYNONYM.
> Also, ability to append to the search path rather than just set it could
> help, as might ability to add names of non-existent schemas (which would
> be ignored at run time when found not to exist).
Bruce Momjian [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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