Alvaro Herrera <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> It sucks that patches are posted and no action is taken on them for
> months.  I agree with that.

This particular patch was originally posted during the 8.1 feature
freeze window (2005-09-29), so it was doomed to a certain amount of
languishing on the to-worry-about-later list in any case.  We should
have gotten around to reviewing it sooner than we did (the followup
discussion was around 2006-06-14), but there was still plenty of time
at that point to rework it per the discussion and get it into 8.2.

As I see it, we've effectively got a patch that was rejected once,
and Bruce wants to apply it anyway because no replacement has been

                        regards, tom lane

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