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Re: Lack of docs for libpq C Library

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Pavel Golub <pavel(at)gf(dot)microolap(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Lack of docs for libpq C Library
Date: 2008-01-31 23:13:56
Message-ID: 200801312313.m0VNDun18941@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> >>> Furthermore HP is hardly the authoritative reference on SSL.  Can't
> >>> we find an RFC or something?
> >> 
> >> See above.
> 
> > If anything, we should link to OpenSSL, because they implement the API we are
> > referring to.  I don't know what HP has to do with it.
> 
> Yeah, I was thinking a simple pointer to www.openssl.org would be more

I looked at the SSL docs and they are _minimal_:

	http://www.openssl.org/docs/

In fact "[STILL INCOMPLETE]" is on almost every item.

> appropriate.  We're not here to substitute for somebody doing their
> own Google search ...

The HP page is not a primary Google hit --- it took me trolling though
many copies of the SSL manual pages to find it.

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