Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] View updates and upward compatibility
Author Dmitry Yemanov
"Jim Starkey" <jas@...> wrote:
> So, you are arguing that a single keyword on future view definitions is
> too high a price to pay to keep thousands of existing production systems
> working?

Thousands? Believe me, this number is very overestimated.

> Or are you arguing that an implicit decision once made cannot
> be reviewed?

Of course, it can. But there's a huge difference between "reviewed" and
"changed". And I wouldn't call that decision implicit.