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Re: pgsql: Improve wording.

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql: Improve wording.
Date: 2007-12-22 05:15:04
Message-ID: 200712220515.lBM5F4021475@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
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> On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 09:32:51AM -0300, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> > Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> > > On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 01:48:31PM +0000, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> > > > Log Message:
> > > > -----------
> > > > Improve wording.
> > 
> > I agree that the parenthised phrase should be removed.
> > 
> > http://developer.postgresql.org/cvsweb.cgi/pgsql/doc/src/sgml/runtime.sgml?r1=1.387&r2=1.391
> 
> That's fine with me. It's just that I figured that if we're going to
> add something, we should at least add something factually accurate.
> 
> > I think your proposed wording is removed enough from what the
> > complainant was saying that it is not worth to stick it in.  The point
> > here is, to what extent do we want to spoon-feed careless sysadmins?
> 
> Not sure what the complaint was. The only useful advice I can think of
> is that before turning it on you need to makes sure you have lots of
> swap. For the rest, I think the wording was fine as it was.

We are back to the old wording, but a link to an OOM article was added:

	http://lwn.net/Articles/104179/

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