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Re: [HACKERS] Added documentation about caching, reliability

From: "Jonah H(dot) Harris" <jonah(dot)harris(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)alvh(dot)no-ip(dot)org>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Added documentation about caching, reliability
Date: 2005-09-29 02:16:06
Message-ID: 36e682920509281916x79ff32ecp8ede61bd41d1410a@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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IMHO, spelling out each one is redundant... the first one "Write-Ahead
Logging (WAL)" seems to define WAL for use later in the text.


On 9/28/05, Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>
> Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 02:26:24PM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > > I have added a section to the top of the WAL docs explaining caching
> and
> > > reliability issues:
> > >
> > > http://candle.pha.pa.us/main/writings/pgsql/sgml/reliability.html
> > >
> > > I also renamed the chapter "Reilability" rather than "WAL."
> >
> > While you are re-titling the docs, maybe the sections on that chapter
> > could be titled "Benefits of Write-Ahead Log" instead of "Benefits of
> > WAL", etc.
>
> The chapter sections are:
>
> Table of Contents
> 26.1. Write-Ahead Logging (WAL)
> 26.2. Benefits of WAL
> 26.3. WAL Configuration
> 26.4. WAL Internals
>
> Are you suggesting we spell out Write-Ahead Logging for all section
> titles?
>
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Jonah H. Harris, Database Internals Architect
EnterpriseDB Corporation
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