Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: non-ASCII characters in SGML documentation (and elsewhere)

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Susanne Ebrecht <susanne(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: non-ASCII characters in SGML documentation (and elsewhere)
Date: 2011-10-12 21:21:19
Message-ID: 201110122121.p9CLLJv11436@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-docs
Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Excerpts from Susanne Ebrecht's message of vie may 20 09:04:26 -0400 2011:
> > On 20.05.2011 13:56, Tom Lane wrote:
> > >>        * Should we allow non-ASCII characters in general source files?
> > > Prefer "no" here.
> > 
> > I only see two reasons for non-ASCII signs in English.
> > Either it is a foreign name of e.g. a person
> > or it is a word that English took from French like in dj vu.
> 
> I'd like my name accented in the release notes, thanks.

Sure, you want the first "A" in Alvaro with an accent.  I would love to
backpatch that but it would be royal pain.  I am afraid it can only
easily be done in future release notes.

I have added the proper markup to our release note checklist; patch
attached.  Does anyone else want special handling for their name?

-- 
  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
  EnterpriseDB                             http://enterprisedb.com

  + It's impossible for everything to be true. +

Attachment: /rtmp/accent
Description: text/x-diff (502 bytes)

In response to

Responses

pgsql-docs by date

Next:From: Josh KupershmidtDate: 2011-10-13 01:44:26
Subject: Re: description of CHECKPOINT command confusing
Previous:From: Bruce MomjianDate: 2011-10-12 20:59:04
Subject: Re: 5.3.5. Foreign Keys (The SQL Language) possible enhance

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group