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Re: Outdated docs on techdocs

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: PostgreSQL WWW <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Outdated docs on techdocs
Date: 2003-12-18 16:53:50
Message-ID: 20031218165349.GL19694@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Dec 18, 2003 at 11:44:10AM -0500, Robert Treat wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-12-18 at 11:26, David Fetter wrote:
> > Kind people,
> > 
> > There are some pieces of techdocs that now supply inaccurate info.
> > For example,
> > http://techdocs.postgresql.org/techdocs/updatingcolumns.php
> > 
> > says some things that are no longer true about ALTER TABLE, which
> > is confusing at best.  Is there some way to remove it pending
> > edits?  I'd be happy to do the edits :)
> 
> Well... I can see that information being useful to people on older
> systems, so I can add a disclaimer that some of the information no
> longer applies to newer versions of postgresql until you can get the
> editing done.

Can do.  Where do I get it, and how do I submit the edits?

> alternatively you could rewrite the article as an update for 7.4
> systems, and I'll just put a note that the old article is being keep
> for historical purposes...

I see we need to grasp a nettle here.  How many versions can the
community support?  Even 7.3 is starting to look a little long in the
tooth...

Cheers,
D
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David Fetter david(at)fetter(dot)org http://fetter.org/
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