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From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, Peter Eisentraut - PostgreSQL <petere(at)hub(dot)org>, pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql/doc/src/sgml admin.sgml advanced.sgml ar ...
Date: 2001-01-14 03:36:55
Message-ID: 8895.979443415@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org> writes:
> On Sat, 13 Jan 2001, Bruce Momjian wrote:
>>>> Log message:
>>>> Terminology cleanup: class -> table, instance -> row, attribute -> column,
>>>> etc.
>> 
>> Yeeh.

> sad, actually ... we try to be SQL complaint, yet we can't handle the
> terminology? :(

Eh?  Table, row, column *are* the SQL terminology.  The others are
leftovers from PostQuel, and it's been a long time since we've used
them consistently anyway.

I'm just glad someone was willing to do the gruntwork of changing
the docs ...

			regards, tom lane

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