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Re: CONSTRAINT syntax in ALTER TABLE

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: CONSTRAINT syntax in ALTER TABLE
Date: 2006-01-03 02:04:50
Message-ID: 200601030204.k0324p324245@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> Maybe it's just me, but I find it annoying that the ALTER TABLE docs
> say to look at the CREATE TABLE docs for info on CONSTRAINT syntax. ISTM
> it would be much better to:
> 
> Include the docs in both places, or
> Break constraint syntax/info into it's own page
> 
> A last-resort would be to still refer to CREATE TABLE, but at least make
> it link to the actual constraint section, instead of just linking to the
> top of the page as it does now.

I like that last idea.  I don't think duplicate documentation or a
separate section are a win.

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