Tatsuo Ishii <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>> * Draft release notes --- can't really ship a beta without these,
>> else beta testers won't know what to test.  Traditionally this has
>> taken a fair amount of time, but I wonder whether we couldn't use
>> http://developer.postgresql.org/index.php/WhatsNew83
>> for at least the first cut.

> I see no problem here. However the list looks to miss some 8.3
> features (for example JIS2004 support). Also it lacks mentioning the
> imcompatibilty with earilier version or removed features.

Anyone want to add those points to the wiki page?

Also, I spent a dreary two or three hours this afternoon examining the
CVS commit logs since 8.3 branched.  After cutting out docs-only
commits, issues that were also back-patched (and hence are release-noted
already), bug fixes to new-in-8.3 code, etc, there were still nearly 300
messages that seem interesting for release-note purposes.  We've been

I tried to post that info to pgsql-docs but it broke the list's message
size limits (even gzipped, it's about 90K).  I'd be happy to send it
off-list to anyone who is interested in trying to distill some
preliminary release notes.

                        regards, tom lane

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