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Re: [HACKERS] New XML section for documentation

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] New XML section for documentation
Date: 2006-08-26 17:16:06
Message-ID: 200608261716.k7QHG6r16652@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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David Fetter wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 26, 2006 at 12:48:32PM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > David Fetter wrote:
> > > On Fri, Aug 25, 2006 at 08:37:19PM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > > > > Speaking of other parts of the SQL:2003 standard, how about one
> > > > > section each that mentions them?  There's
> > > > > 
> > > > > Part 4: SQL/PSM (Persistent Stored Modules)
> > > > > Part 9: SQL/MED (Management of External Data) (my favorite)
> > > > > Part 10: SQL/OLB (Object Language Binding)
> > > > > Part 11: SQL/Schemata
> > > > > Part 13: SQL/JRT (Java Routines and Types)
> > > > 
> > > > I don't know anything about them.
> > > 
> > > We claim SQL standard compliance, so since those are part of
> > > SQL:2003, we probably ought to mention them.  SQL/PSM is a
> > > programming language that lives inside the database, and DB2 and
> > > MySQL have it.  SQL/MED lets people talk to other data stores.
> > > SQL/OLB appears to be derived from equel, which we have as ecpg.
> > > SQL/Schemata contains the information schema.  SQL/JRT appears to
> > > bear some similarity to PL/Java and PL/J.
> > 
> > I think the big question is whether we are ever going to implement
> > these?  I think we need to decide that before I mention them.
> 
> The SQL/Schemata thing is already in.  I think we should at least

Uh, what is the SQL/Schemata?  Are you sure it is in CVS?

> mention which features that we already have are from what part of the
> standard.  As far as the rest of the standard goes, we might want to
> mention whether we've even considered any of each piece in the TODO
> list, and what sub-pieces, if any, are already included/scheduled/too
> silly to contemplate :)

Well, this seems like something that belongs in our chapter on how we
support the SQL standard.

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