Bruce Momjian <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> 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.

Well, it's not going to be put in future 8.1 or 8.2 releases, so the
above argument is not a reason to include it now.  What the author
should do if he wants to offer a new feature for past release branches
is to put up a project on pgfoundry.

                        regards, tom lane

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