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Re: BUG #6377: some notice on the manual page

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: moiseev(dot)igor(at)gmail(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #6377: some notice on the manual page
Date: 2012-01-09 18:20:30
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On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 6:15 AM,  <moiseev(dot)igor(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> The following bug has been logged on the website:
>
> Bug reference:      6377
> Logged by:          Igor
> Email address:      moiseev(dot)igor(at)gmail(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 8.4.10
> Operating system:   any
> Description:
>
> On the page of "Appendix A. PostgreSQL Error Codes"
> (http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/interactive/errcodes-appendix.html)
> there is no info about the special condition name "OTHERS" which matches
> every error type except QUERY_CANCELED
>
> The info about the OTHERS could only be found in the subsection "38.6.5.
> Trapping Errors"
> (http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/interactive/plpgsql-control-structures.html)
>
> It seems reasonable at least to notice the OTHERS condition in Appendix A.
> Would save a lot of time!
> Thanks.

That seems a bit out of place to me, because that chapter is not
really about PL/pgsql, and OTHERS is not an exception name, just a
PL/pgsql construct.  Maybe we could work a cross-reference into the
sentence that mentions PL/plgsql, though.

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

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