Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> >>> Actually, the 8.0.X libpq function would still report 70401 if connected
> >>> to a 7.4.1 database,
> >> That was exactly the reason why the docs were written like that. Using
> >> two examples that are both from the same major release doesn't seem to
> >> me to be an improvement.
> > Actually, the problem with 8.0.X is that the major version number had a
> > zero in it. 8.1 does not, so I think it is actually better to use the
> > same major version number in both examples.
> You're ignoring the point at hand, which is exactly that the libpq
> function will work when connected to servers older (in fact much older)
> than it is.
Fine, but the examples are not trying to show that. The example is to
show the trailing zero added for 8.1.
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