Subject RE: [Firebird-Architect] Re: View updates and upward compatibility
Author Leyne, Sean

> We have two viewpoints:
> - this behaviour is wrong, undocumented, non-standard, used by very
> few app's and a support headache
> - changing this behaviour will break thousands of production systems


But what is being overlooked is the fact that production system never
migrate to a new version without review/testing/etc.

Accordingly, the suggestion that it will 'break production systems' is a
misnomer/small-to-medium red herring!

> I do not have hard numbers, I would assume that the most likely class
> of app's to break are replication tools.

But replication tools need to be update to support the new version,

> I am somewhat surprised that Sean's suggestion of some sort of
> config/dialect based solution did not get more discussion. Seems a
> sensible approach to me.