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Re: the docs, and newbies.

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Ross J(dot) Reedstrom" <reedstrm(at)rice(dot)edu>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, John McKown <joarmc(at)swbell(dot)net>, Postgresql Docs ML <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: the docs, and newbies.
Date: 2001-01-22 17:39:51
Message-ID: 22143.980185191@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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"Ross J. Reedstrom" <reedstrm(at)rice(dot)edu> writes:
> Actually, out biggest documentation headache is using 'account' for
> both 'operating system user account' and 'database user account', and
> making it clear which one is meant. This happens not only for the 
> superuser account, but the regular user acccounts as well.

Yes, that is another source of confusion.  One could even claim it's
the source of the superuser issue --- a Unix superuser and
a Postgres superuser aren't the same kind of user account, so there
would be no confusion if it were always perfectly clear which sort
of user you were talking about.

			regards, tom lane

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