Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> Justin Clift writes:
>> Just noticed that Section 7.2 of the Users Guide (devel docs) is called
>> "Indexes". I was under the impression the "correct" terminology should
>> be "Indices".
> It's "indexes" for a database index, and "indices" for an array index. At
> least that's what some big dictionary once revealed to us.
I argued that the OED could be taken to say that, and people seemed to
be willing to accept it:
The docs we inherited from Berkeley mostly use "indices", but we've been
trying to convert over.
regards, tom lane
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