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

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Russell Smith <mr-russ(at)pws(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHES] Fix misleading references to columns in GRANT/REVOKE summaries
Date: 2007-04-07 02:24:57
Message-ID: 847.1175912697@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Russell Smith <mr-russ(at)pws(dot)com(dot)au> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> The entire *point* of that paragraph is that we don't have the
>> feature.  This proposed change is surely not an improvement...
>> 
> Maybe removing the entire example would be more helpful.  I don't find 
> it clear to have a command outline in a compatibility block.

True, there doesn't seem to be any point in providing a full syntax
summary rather than just saying "the SQL spec says you can grant
privileges on columns but we don't support that yet".

			regards, tom lane

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