OK, SGML updated.
> I wrote:
> >> Probably. And 'format' is even more misleading, since it implies that
> >> you write a printf-like format string, which you do not. The output is
> >> just the concatenation of the literal and the variable values.
> Ugh. Should've read the code before pontificating ;-). The code makes
> clear what is quite unclear in the docs:
> * Occurences of a single % are replaced by the next arguments
> * external representation. Double %'s are left as is so elog()
> * will also don't touch them.
> So "format" is appropriate, but the next sentence could use some
> regards, tom lane
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