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Re: Suggested changes to Book pages

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Suggested changes to Book pages
Date: 2010-11-11 18:23:57
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Le 11/11/2010 19:05, Robert Haas a écrit :
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 5:47 PM, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> wrote:
>> On ons, 2010-11-10 at 14:42 -0500, Robert Haas wrote:
>>> I think marking version numbers for each book is a good idea, though I
>>> would be inclined to get more specific than 7/8/9.
>>
>> How do you know which exact version a particular book covers?  Isn't
>> mentioned the date of publication a more neutral and robust approach?
> 
> I can't imagine that figuring out the versions the book covers is all
> that hard, and it seems a lot more useful than just the publication
> date, although of course we could have both.
> 

Sure, it seems much more useful. If we don't know for some books, we can
still put "?" for them. I guess it will be for old books, and who wants
to buy a book on PostgreSQL written in 2005? except nerds like me :)

And about Simon's initial mail on this thread, definitive +1 from me for
his four suggested changes.


-- 
Guillaume
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