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Re: docs: syntax.sgml patch

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Robert B(dot) Easter" <reaster(at)comptechnews(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: docs: syntax.sgml patch
Date: 2001-01-17 22:15:38
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I know this SQL Guide has been discussed, but what should be done with
this patch?

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> I've made an attempt to better describe the FROM clause and table expressions 
> in general for the SQL Syntax: Expressions page in the User's Guide.
> My patch replaces the "FROM clause" section that was in there with a section 
> called "Table Expressions".  It includes a description of the FROM clause and 
> also the WHERE, GROUP BY, HAVING, ORDER BY, and LIMIT clauses.  The JOIN 
> syntax is covered.  Subqueries are also explained some.
> There could be some mistakes or statements that imply a limitation that is 
> not true (maybe).  I encourage people to review it and correct any mistakes 
> or clean up the language etc.
> If it's not right for being applied, let me know.  I'm hoping this material 
> will fit in and be developed further with more examples later.
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