This month, Ryan Booz chose the topic: What Excites You About PostgreSQL 16? With the release of Postgres 16 expected in the near(ish) future, it’s starting to get real. It won’t be long until casual users are upgrading their Postgres instances. To decide what to write about I headed to the Postgres 16 release notes to scan through the documents. Through all of the items, I picked this item attributed to Vik Fearing.
- Accept the spelling “+infinity” in datetime input
The rest of this post looks at what this means, and why I think this matters.
Read on to see what’s new about this and what it all means.