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Re: [DOCS] Users comments don't migrate to docs for new version?

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: nikolay(at)samokhvalov(dot)com, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org, PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [DOCS] Users comments don't migrate to docs for new version?
Date: 2007-06-06 19:18:29
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Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Nikolay Samokhvalov wrote:
>> I've just found (via google...) useful (for me) comments:
>> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.0/interactive/sql-createaggregate.html
>> -- I mean users comments under primary contents of the page.
>>
>> These comments were written for 8.0, but are useful for the current
>> versions too. What we have is the situation that reading docs for 8.2
>> people don't see these comments -- so this potentially useful
>> information is lost. So, in this implementation the idea of comments
>> for docs becomes weak in general.
> 
> The thing to do in these cases is to move the useful info from the user
> comments into the main doc text.

Yeah, that's the idea. Tom often goes through the comments and puts
stuff into the docs. But I'm sure there are a *lot* of other people who
could help with that as well - read comments, figure out of they make
sense, and submit a docs patch for the next version!

//Magnus

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