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Re: Fix misleading references to columns in GRANT/REVOKE summaries

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Fix misleading references to columns in GRANT/REVOKE summaries
Date: 2007-04-07 01:06:00
Message-ID: 29960.1175907960@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> writes:
> Per a question Alexey Parshin asked in the IRC channel, I'm attaching
> a patch to the GRANT and REVOKE syntax summaries which replaces the
> misleading word "column" with "parameter."  "Column" is misleading
> because it could be read to imply a column-level GRANT/REVOKE, which
> we don't have yet.

Apparently it's so misleading that you didn't understand it either.
The entire *point* of that paragraph is that we don't have the
feature.  This proposed change is surely not an improvement...

			regards, tom lane

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