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Re: Documentation in book length

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Roberto Mello <rmello(at)cc(dot)usu(dot)edu>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Documentation in book length
Date: 2003-01-04 16:05:06
Message-ID: 27360.1041696306@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> It's not particularly fair, but we should discuss it.  Either we
> consistently attribute every section or chapter, or we don't do it.

My inclination would be not to do it.  There are very few sections
(if any at all) that are truly the work of just one person anymore,
even if the original text was all by one hand.

> Maybe it would be a good compromise to record significant
> documentation work in the release notes with the usual attribution?

Sure, the same way we credit significant code contributions.

			regards, tom lane

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