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Re: order of entries in admin docs

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Scott Marlowe <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: order of entries in admin docs
Date: 2008-05-07 21:02:11
Message-ID: 20080507210211.GQ20150@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian escribió:
> Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> > Bruce Momjian escribi?:
> > > Scott Marlowe wrote:
> > 
> > > > Well, if you say so.  It seems like a natural part of it to me, but
> > > > the modifications required to move things like that are pretty big,
> > > > and I really don't feel comfortable enough in sgml to get it right.
> > > 
> > > Right now we have all postgresql.conf documentation in the same chapter.
> > > To move it would split that up, which I think is confusing.
> > 
> > Perhaps it would be better to have prose explaining all the stuff
> > structured like Scott proposes, and make the postgresql.conf be just a
> > reference linking to that.  I don't think making postgresql.conf be the
> > primary documentation is very nice.
> 
> So you are suggesting splitting out the postgresql.conf content into its
> relevant sections and just linking to it?  That would work.

Yes, or something like that.  I don't think leaving _just_ the links on
the postgresql.conf would be enough.  But a comprehensive, verbose
explanation should be elsewhere; a short blurb and the link would remain
on the postgresql.conf reference.

-- 
Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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