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Re: Sentence which needs updating in developer docs?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Justin Clift <justin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Sentence which needs updating in developer docs?
Date: 2001-12-18 07:16:05
Message-ID: 200112180716.fBI7G6l02057@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Hi all,
> 
> In the SQL Commands Reference section of the development docs, for the
> command "CREATE TABLE", it has the paragraph :
> 
> "A table cannot have more than 1600 columns. (In practice, the effective
> limit is lower because of tuple-length constraints). A table cannot have
> the same name as a system catalog table."
> 
> Is the "(In practice, the effective limit is lower because of
> tuple-length constraints)" still correct?
> 
> Something minor, but still worth mentioning.

Yes, it is accurate.  Even though we have TOAST, we still need a place
to put the TOAST pointers.

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