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Re: Doc patch needed: encodings?

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: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com,PostgreSQL Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Doc patch needed: encodings?
Date: 2005-01-04 00:05:38
Message-ID: 200501040005.j0405cG28522@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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I have applied the following patch to mention non-C locales affect LIKE.

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Tom Lane wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> > Josh Berkus wrote:
> >> I'd like to have an explanation of this somewhere else newbies are
> >> liable to read it, *before* their first production "LIKE" query
> >> doesn't use an index. Where would be appropriate?
> 
> > Near the documentation of "LIKE".
> 
> I think it would be fair to mention this somewhere near the discussion
> of creating a database cluster, too.  The existing documentation does
> warn you that sort order may be affected by your choice, but there is
> nothing anywhere near that section to suggest that LIKE performance
> might be affected.  A para in the "Locale Support" section (in
> charset.sgml) would probably be appropriate, and maybe another word or
> two in the place that link to it in runtime.sgml and ref/initdb.sgml.
> 
> 			regards, tom lane
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