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Re: Developer vs. Programmer

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Developer vs. Programmer
Date: 2001-04-30 16:03:10
Message-ID: 200104301603.f3UG3AZ16511@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com> writes:
> > On Mon, 30 Apr 2001, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >> Is there a clearer way to distinguish Programmer from DB internals
> >> Developer.  I always get them confused.
> 
> > Since the "Developer's Guide" is something that didn't exist in the
> > docs before 7.1, I'd say that if anything a new name for it would be
> > needed.  But I have no suggestions.
> 
> What?  It was there before:
> http://www.ca.postgresql.org/users-lounge/docs/7.0/postgres/part-developer.htm
> 
> I agree that "developer's guide" vs "programmer's guide" is a rather
> unclear distinction ... no immediate ideas for better names though.

OK, so people agree we need a better name but can't come up with one. 
How about Internals Developer, so it would be the Internals Developers
Corner and the Internals Developer Manual.

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