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Re: [PATCHES] Fix misleading references to columns in GRANT/REVOKE summaries

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Russell Smith <mr-russ(at)pws(dot)com(dot)au>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] Fix misleading references to columns in GRANT/REVOKE summaries
Date: 2007-04-07 03:49:04
Message-ID: 200704070349.l373n4l13436@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Russell Smith <mr-russ(at)pws(dot)com(dot)au> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> The entire *point* of that paragraph is that we don't have the
> >> feature.  This proposed change is surely not an improvement...
> >> 
> > Maybe removing the entire example would be more helpful.  I don't find 
> > it clear to have a command outline in a compatibility block.
> 
> True, there doesn't seem to be any point in providing a full syntax
> summary rather than just saying "the SQL spec says you can grant
> privileges on columns but we don't support that yet".

Agreed.  Patch attached and applied.  I don't see any other cases of
this in our documentation.

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