Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page

From: Charles Clavadetscher
Subject: Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page
Date: ,
Msg-id: 029101d0de6b$84390260$8cab0720$@swisspug.org
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In response to: Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page  (damien clochard)
Responses: Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page  (Jay Payne)
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Reformatting the FDW wiki page  (damien clochard, )
 Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page  (Dave Page, )
  Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page  (damien clochard, )
   Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page  (Dave Page, )
    Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page  (Devrim Gündüz, )
 Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page  (damien clochard, )
  Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page  (Michael Banck, )
   Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page  (damien clochard, )
    Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page  ("Charles Clavadetscher", )
     Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page  (Jay Payne, )
      Re: Reformatting the FDW wiki page  (David Fetter, )

> -----Original Message-----
> From:  [mailto:pgsql-advocacy-
> ] On Behalf Of damien clochard
> Sent: Montag, 24. August 2015 14:22
> To: Michael Banck <>
> Cc: PostgreSQL Advocacy <>
> Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Reformatting the FDW wiki page
>
>
>
> Le 24/08/2015 13:13, Michael Banck a écrit :
> > Hi,
> >
> > Am Mittwoch, den 18.02.2015, 12:55 +0100 schrieb damien clochard:
> >> Done :
> >>
> https://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Foreign%20data%20wrappers?nocache=1
> >
> > One thing that would be useful to add: a feature matrix for "write
> > support", "predicate push-down", "join push-down", "schema import" etc.
> > I think the difference between a basic read-only FDW and one which
> > implements all of the above (or more) is rather big.
> >
>
> I agree. Something like "production ready" or "stable" won't hurt either
> because some FDW in the list are merely proof of concept, while others can
> be used without hesitation
>
> > Mentioning the maintainer wouldn't hurt either, but that might make
> > the table even wider I guess.
> >
>
> yes that's one problem. Feature Matrix are a pain to write with a wiki syntax
> (although mediawiki is not the worse). The more columns you add to the
> matrix, the more difficult it is to maintain.
>
> Now we could find a smarter way to organize these data. Like storing them in
> a robust open source RDBMS for instance... I'm pretty sure we have people
> able to do that around here :)

You could use the MediaWiki ExternalData Extension: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:External_Data
That's how we populate dynamically our (unfortunately still very short) members' list on:
http://www.swisspug.org/wiki/index.php/Members(you can look at the source to get an idea). 

Bye
Charles






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