On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 09:10:38PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Well, here's a question. Given the recent discussion re full
> > disjunction, I'd like to know what sort of commitment we are going to
> > give people who work on proposed projects.
> Um, if you mean are we going to promise to accept a patch in advance of
> seeing it, the answer is certainly not. Still, a SoC author can improve
> his chances in all the usual ways, primarily by getting discussion and
> rough consensus on a spec and then on an implementation sketch before
> he starts to do much code. Lots of showstopper problems can be caught
> at that stage.
> I think the main problems with the FD patch were (1) much of the
> community was never actually sold on it being a useful feature,
> and (2) the implementation was not something anyone wanted to accept
> into core, because of its klugy API. Both of these points could have
> been dealt with before a line of code had been written, but they were
> not :-(
Yes, but the list being discussed is SoC projects that the community
would like to see done, which means most people would assume that #1
isn't an issue.
We need to make sure that every project on the list of SoC ideas is
supported by the community.
Jim Nasby [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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