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Re: Array function

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Array function
Date: 2004-11-01 05:21:17
Message-ID: 20041101052117.GI13884@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, Oct 31, 2004 at 10:40:47PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:
> David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> writes:
> > Here's a little addition to the array functions & operators section of
> > the manual.  It adds a function array() to the list.
> 
> The ARRAY() construct isn't really a function; it is a special
> syntax documented in Array Constructors,
> http://developer.postgresql.org/docs/postgres/sql-expressions.html#SQL-SYNTAX-ARRAY-CONSTRUCTORS
> 
> The addition you propose is misleading, because it would lead people
> to expect to find array() in the output of \df, for example.  It
> might be reasonable to put in some kind of "see also"
> cross-reference in the array functions section, but we shouldn't
> list array() as though it were just like every other function in the
> section.

Good point.

Please find attached a different diff :)

Cheers,
D
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