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Re: [HACKERS] Uppercase SGML entity declarations

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)it>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Uppercase SGML entity declarations
Date: 2011-04-04 15:15:30
Message-ID: 29953.1301930130@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)it> writes:
>    I have made very small modifications to a few files in the 
> documentation directory, which involve SGML entity declarations. 
> Currently they are all written lowercase, the patch makes them 
> uppercase. This won't affect SGML parsing, as SGML is case insensitive - 
> even though it is a good practice to write SGML declarations in uppercase.

What's the point of this exactly?  I don't think we'd accept changing
every tag in the documentation to upper case, so why should we change
a small subset of them?

			regards, tom lane

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