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Re: [HACKERS] Re: [QUESTIONS] varchar vs text

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu (Thomas G(dot) Lockhart)
Cc: docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Re: [QUESTIONS] varchar vs text
Date: 1998-03-01 23:09:18
Message-ID: 199803012309.SAA29078@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> > I had a chance to look at the users and programmers manuals you just
> > installed.  Very nice.  Lots of new stuff and cleanup, and you
> > integrated much of the separate documentation in one place.  I have
> > added a mention of it in my release summary.
> >
> > I can easily send you html of what I am doing.  The FAQ is already html,
> > and the TODO list is ascii, but converted using txt2html from
> > http://www.cs.wustl.edu/~seth/txt2html/.  Works really well.  It
> > recoginizes certain text formatting styles, and outputs HTML to make it
> > look correct on a web page.  Perhaps we could use that to convert over
> > some of the ASCII-only stuff we have.
> 
> Yes, that would help, and then I can run a brute-force filter to convert the html to
> almost-DocBook sgml. From there on we can turn it around and generate html from the
> DocBook sources, for posting on the web page etc.

OK.  I recommend you just grab the TODO and FAQ from the web site,
unless you want HTML versions of them in the distribution along with the
ASCII verions.

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