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Re: PL/SQL-to-PL/pgSQL-HOWTO + PL/pgSQL documentation

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Roberto Mello <rmello(at)cc(dot)usu(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PL/SQL-to-PL/pgSQL-HOWTO + PL/pgSQL documentation
Date: 2001-02-25 04:30:53
Message-ID: 19460.983075453@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Roberto Mello <rmello(at)cc(dot)usu(dot)edu> writes:
> 	I think I finished the HOWTO that I've been writing far a couple days.
> The HTML version is at http://www.brasileiro.net/roberto/howto. The
> document expalins the basic differences from Oracle's PL/SQL to
> PoltgreSQL's PL/pgSQL and how to port applications to Postgres. It comes
> with several examples and the code for a port of Oracle's instr functions.
> 	I wrote it in standard DocBook and would be glad to give it to the PG
> team if there's interest in including its whole or part in the
> documentation. Just let me know who should I send it to.

Thomas Lockhart is our lead documentation guy.
	
> 	Another issue is that I'd like to revamp the PL/pgSQL main docs. The
> way it is right is hard to find what you want because everything is buried
> under the "Description" page. Plus the documentation could use _a lot_
> more examples, especially of things that people use often, like "FOR ROW",
> loops, etc.
> 	Would that be something the PG team would be interested in?

Absolutely!  You betcha!  Go for it!

			regards, tom lane

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