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Re: Typo in performance-tips.html

From: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
To: Hashem Masoud <u_z_9(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Typo in performance-tips.html
Date: 2005-02-03 06:15:10
Message-ID: 20050203061510.GC46692@winnie.fuhr.org (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 10:33:43AM -0800, Hashem Masoud wrote:

> I believe this is a typo in the file
> performance-tips.html (perform.sgml):
> 
> This plan proposes to extract the 50 interesting rows
> of tenk1 using ye same olde index scan, stash them
> into an in-memory hash table,

What's the typo?  "Ye same olde"?  That appears to be an attempt
at humor using Middle English.  Here's a brief article about how
the "y" in "ye" is a misspelling of the "thorn" (รพ) character:

http://www.bartleby.com/68/15/6615.html

The Icelandic language still uses the thorn character, if I'm not
mistaken.

-- 
Michael Fuhr
http://www.fuhr.org/~mfuhr/

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