On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 05:51:14PM +0100, Andrew Ford wrote:
> Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> >>I find this peculiar, considering this:
> >>Now, perhaps the author's conclusion is just bogus but can anyone
> >>think of
> >>better ways in which we could ease people into PostgreSQL?
> >I think more than likely it just isn't obvious where the tutorial is.
> >I just went to the website, I clicked documentation, no immediate
> >mention of the tutorial. Then I click 8.0, where is the tutorial?
> >Oh... it is in the beginning of the 1300 pages of documentation.
> I think that the documentation should be split (back out) into separate
> books -- tutorial, reference, release notes, etc. It is too unwieldy as
> it is. The release notes at least should be separate -- I was rather
I always have trouble finding info, just about anywhere on the site, and
the docs are no exception. I generally just use the SQL reference, but
there's still a lot of info that's not in that reference.
In this case, I think the real issue is a matter of website design. It
would be good if there was a prominent 'Getting started' link somewhere.
Jim C. Nasby, Sr. Engineering Consultant jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com
Pervasive Software http://pervasive.com 512-569-9461
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