I have completed the Postgres 9.2 release notes I started seven days ago. Writing the release notes is always a taxing experience. I have to basically dedicate an entire week to the process of digesting 1100 commit messages to produce 3000 lines of SGML text. Once I am done though, it is rewarding to see the finished product. It is like working on a painting all year, and spending a frustrating week framing it and hanging it on the all — once it is hung, you stand and admire it, and forget much of the sweat it took to produce. I am sure many community members feel the same.
Curious about how the 9.2 release item count compares to previous major releases? Here are the results: