Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>> I was hoping that we're deprecating contrib/xml2, so I wouldn't add more 
>> features to it.
> Author states:
>> I understand that XML support is planned and at least partially
>> implemented for 8.3, but many production instances will be unable (or,
>> in fact, unwilling) to upgrade to 8.3 for quite some time.  Because
>> this patch is completely backward compatible it can (theoretically) be
>> included in future 8.1 and 8.2 releases, and for those of us that need
>> more full XML support in the short term the upgrade of a contrib
>> module is probably a very viable option -- it is for me, anyway.

But we don't add new features to stable branches, even if they're
backward compatible.

Regards, Dave

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