Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Dave Page wrote:
>> Bruce Momjian wrote:
>>>> Can somebody please explain to me what beta means if you can commit new 
>>>> stuff after it has been declared?
>>> We allow /contrib to be more lax about beta changes.
>> Why? When people were complaining about not being able to use TSearch
>> because their ISPs wouldn't install contrib modules we couldn't
>> understand why they would think that way. If we are going to be less
>> stringent about /contrib, maybe they were right to cautious.
> The idea is /contrib isn't installed by default and it isn't tied into
> the core code, and can be tested easier because it is stand-alone.  We
> can rethink that logic but that has been the guide in the past.

I think you just outlined a whole lot of arguments for pgfoundry, and
not for contrib.


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