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Re: Documentation and explanatory diagrams

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Rafael Martinez <r(dot)m(dot)guerrero(at)usit(dot)uio(dot)no>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Documentation and explanatory diagrams
Date: 2010-06-30 23:23:01
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> > Rafael Martinez wrote:
> >> I am sending you a proposal with 13 diagrams to include in the manual so
> >> we can get an idea of how it will be. If it gets approved I will spend
> >> more time creating and including other diagrams and improving the build
> >> process for including figures into the manual.
> > Great!
> Where are the DIA sources for these?  It's impossible to evaluate how
> maintainable these will be without seeing the source code.

OK, I put the dia sources online:

They are XML files.

> > Also, there are two images that need to be updated for every major
> > release;  is that something we want to commit to doing?
> -1 on that.  The timeline thing is *certainly* not worth the maintenance
> effort, if indeed it even belongs in the docs at all (it looks more like
> marketing material).  I think the lines-of-code diagram is not worth its
> keep either.

Sure, I can remove them, unless someone else wants to argue for their

  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>

  + None of us is going to be here forever. +

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