Re: Figures in docs

From: Tatsuo Ishii <ishii(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net
Cc: tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Figures in docs
Date: 2016-02-18 02:29:55
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> What we need is tooling around a new file format that is similar or
> analogous to our existing tooling, so that it is easy to edit, easy to
> review, easy to build, easy to test, and so on. Otherwise, the image
> files will not get maintained properly.
> As an example, if an image contains text (e.g., a flow chart or
> architecture diagram), then I expect that git grep will find it there,
> so that I know to update it when I rename or augment something.
> The above is all solvable. There are certainly image formats that fit
> those descriptions.
> Personally, I'd want to know specifically what images people would want,
> so we could discuss or prototype something around that.

One of the diagrams I want to have is a query processing flowchart.

Best regards,
Tatsuo Ishii
SRA OSS, Inc. Japan

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