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Re: Terms.

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Dmitriy Igrishin <dmitigr(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Terms.
Date: 2010-09-17 12:55:25
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On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 3:32 AM, Dmitriy Igrishin <dmitigr(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> At http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/static/libpq-connect.html
> the first sentence is
> "The following functions deal with making a connection to a PostgreSQL
> backend server."
> Please, change "backend server" to "backend" or "server", as of
> at http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.0/static/protocol.html
> written:
> "...the terms "backend" and "server" are interchangeable..."
>
> Accuracy - the politeness of kings. :-)

Hmm.  The existing text might be redundant, but I don't think it's
inaccurate.  Since the rest of the section alternates back and forth
between the two terms, it seems like this might help to remind the
reader that they are effectively synonymous.

-- 
Robert Haas
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise Postgres Company

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