Re: Add A Glossary

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Fabien COELHO <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr>
Cc: Corey Huinker <corey(dot)huinker(at)gmail(dot)com>, Justin Pryzby <pryzby(at)telsasoft(dot)com>, Erik Rijkers <er(at)xs4all(dot)nl>, Jürgen Purtz <juergen(at)purtz(dot)de>, Roger Harkavy <rogerharkavy(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Michael Paquier <michael(at)paquier(dot)xyz>
Subject: Re: Add A Glossary
Date: 2020-04-05 22:07:15
Message-ID: 20200405220715.GA20664@alvherre.pgsql
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On 2020-Apr-05, Fabien COELHO wrote:

> > > As the definitions are short and to the point, maybe the HTML display
> > > could (also) "hover" the definitions when the mouse passes over the word,
> > > using the "title" attribute?
> >
> > I like that idea, if it doesn't conflict with accessibility standards
> > (maybe that's just titles on images, not sure).
> The following worked fine:
> <html><head><title>Title Tag Test</title></head>
> <body>The <a href="acid.html" title="ACID stands for Atomic, Consistent, Isolated & Durable">ACID</a>
> property is great.
> </body></html>

I don't see myself patching the stylesheet as would be needed to do

> > I suggest we pursue this idea in another thread, as we'd probably want to
> > do it for acronyms as well.
> Or not. I'd test committer temperature before investing time because it
> would mean that backpatching the doc would be a little harder.

TBH I can't get very excited about this idea. Maybe other documentation
champions would be happier about doing that.

Álvaro Herrera
PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Remote DBA, Training & Services

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