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Re: Lack of docs for libpq C Library

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Pavel Golub <pavel(at)gf(dot)microolap(dot)com>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Lack of docs for libpq C Library
Date: 2008-01-31 17:01:41
Message-ID: 9472.1201798901@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>> PQinitSSL *is* documented, though looking at the para immediately raises
>> the question what the heck we are doing pointing to a random hp.com page
>> for SSL documentation.

> I added that for 8.3.  The HP documentation seemed excellent, which is
> why I added it.

The question is not about whether that doc is good, bad, or indifferent;
it is about the likely lifespan of the URL.  A URL containing mostly
random numbers instead of words does not fill me with confidence.
Furthermore HP is hardly the authoritative reference on SSL.  Can't
we find an RFC or something?

			regards, tom lane

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