Re: boolean and bool in documentation

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Masahiko Sawada <sawada(dot)mshk(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: boolean and bool in documentation
Date: 2019-02-22 00:13:13
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On Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 12:56:19AM +0900, Masahiko Sawada wrote:
> AFAICS there seems not to be explicit rules and policies for usage of
> 'boolean' and 'bool'. We use 'bool' for colum data type of almost
> system catalogs but use 'boolean' for some catalogs (pg_pltemplate and
> pg_policy). The same is true for functions and system views. Is it
> better to unify them into 'boolean' for consistency and so as not
> unnecessarily confuse users? FYI the name of boolean type is 'boolean'
> in the standard.

Yes, I think so.

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

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