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[QUESTIONS] Weekly Posting: Mini-FAQ (Last Modified: Jan 26, 98) , (fwd)

From: "Ing(dot) Roberto Andrade" <randrade(at)campus(dot)iztacala(dot)unam(dot)mx>
To: pgsql-ayuda <pgsql-ayuda(at)tlali(dot)iztacala(dot)unam(dot)mx>
Subject: [QUESTIONS] Weekly Posting: Mini-FAQ (Last Modified: Jan 26, 98) , (fwd)
Date: 1998-02-02 02:58:57
Message-ID: Pine.SOL.3.91.980201205740.8289B-100000@campus (view raw or flat)
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Hola:

Les envio este Mini-FAQ que puede ser de utilidad para algunos de ustedes.

Saludos,

                       Roberto Andrade Fonseca
                Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico

                 Phone: (915) 623-1154, (915)623-1345
               e-mail: randrade(at)campus(dot)iztacala(dot)unam(dot)mx

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Date: Sun, 1 Feb 1998 03:34:03 -0400 (AST)
From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: pgsql-questions(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: [QUESTIONS] Weekly Posting: Mini-FAQ (Last Modified: Jan 26, 98)

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