The Hermit Hacker wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, David Hartwig wrote:
> > I am still a bit confused as to how this is doing down. How are the FAQ's
> > going to be up date?
> > Will the ODBC FAQ be distributed exclusively with with the backend? I
> > agree that there should not be different FAQs spread all over the
> > internet. I would like to see one, though, that can be kept up to date
> > on the web.
> My preference with the ODBC drivers is to go the same route as the
> JDBC drivers...integrate the docs/FAQs into the "Document Project" so that
> its a "one stop shopping" sort of arrangement...
This seems somewhat reasonable except for one thing. How do I maintain a static
document of frequently asked questions if most of the questions are just starting
to ba asked?
> Hell, if its going to come to a "I want to do this, and I want to
> do that" sort of war amongst two groups that are trying to focus on one
> goal (which I'm *trying* to avoid), why don't you both create a mirror the
> WWW site at www.postgresql.org, and help integrate everything in one
> place? It makes a helluva lot more sense then pointing ppl at different
> locations to find information...
> If the one at MageNet is sooooo out of date, can you please point
> Patrice at something newer to work on so that he can get it integrated
> into our document tree?
I sense edginess here. I merely stated a fact and offered to correct situation
over the weekend. I cannot help it, if you are uninformed as to the validity of
the older FAQ. I guess I should keep my mouth shut.
> As far as *that* is concerned, I've seen at least two postings
> from Byronn about fixes/improvements for the drivers, but have yet to see
> a patch posted to have it integrated into the main distribution/source
> tree. The source tree *is* a moving target...putting in changing source
> code is acceptable, as it means that the weekly snapshot that gets built
> will have the newest ODBC source code in it...
> Is this too much to be asking?
No it is not. We just haven't gotten or act together yet. They WERE
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