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Re: [HACKERS] [SQL] pl/PgSQL, variable names in NEW

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Martin Edlman <edlman(at)fortech(dot)cz>, pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org, Pg Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Pg Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] [SQL] pl/PgSQL, variable names in NEW
Date: 2008-04-10 14:51:09
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On Thu, 10 Apr 2008 10:45:25 -0400
Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:

> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
> > Question for plperl hackers:  Should we remove the mention of
> > DBD::PgSPI from the PL/Perl manual?
> 
> It seems like a reasonable suggestion to me, since perl database users
> probably already know DBD and don't have to learn something new if
> they go that way.
> 
> Possibly the text should be reworded, with the mention of DBD::PgSPI
> put somewhere else or stuck into a <note> or something.

From what I can see on CPAN (unless I am missing something) DBD::PgSPI
hasn't been updated since 2004 and is at version 0.2.

http://www.cpan.org/modules/by-module/DBD/

I think it can safely be removed in entirety from our manuals.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake


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