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Re: An incorrect example in /docs/user/sql-select.htm

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Wessel van Norel <wessel(dot)van(dot)norel(at)ddnh(dot)nl>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: An incorrect example in /docs/user/sql-select.htm
Date: 2000-12-08 20:11:05
Message-ID: 200012082011.PAA22511@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Thanks.  Fixed.

> Hello,
> 
> I found an incorrect example in the user documentation about the SELECT
> statement.
> In the part:
> Compatibility 
> Extensions 
> 
> The example:
> SELECT distributors.* WHERE name = 'Westwood';
>  did | name
> -----+----------
>  108 | Westward
> 
> So if I SELECT 'Westwood' I get 'Westward' ??
> I guess it should be:
> SELECT distributors.* WHERE name = 'Westward';
> 
> And if you search on the web, you find this problem more times:
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/aw_pgsql_book/node1024.html
> http://www.postgresql.org/mhonarc/pgsql-docs/1999-07/msg00000.html
> http://www.postgresql.org/mhonarc/pgsql-hackers/1999-07/msg00014.html
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Wessel van Norel
> 


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