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Re: Clarification to catalog-pg-class

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Clarification to catalog-pg-class
Date: 2009-02-11 09:23:30
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Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Josh Berkus wrote:
>> Bruce,
>>>> Currently, catalog-pg-class is a bit confusing as to where FKs are 
>>>> tracked in pg_class.  Please update the lines for relchecks and 
>>>> reltriggers to read:
>>>> relchecks	int2	 	 Number of check constraints on the table (but not 
>>>> other types of constraints); see pg_constraint catalog
>>> Uh, why do we have to say "but" when we clearly say "check constraints"?
>>> Do we need to say "CHECK" contraints?
>> Because I've encountered two people on IRC (and a client) who were 
>> confused about this, and it confused me briefly when I fielded their 
>> questions.  Saying "CHECK constraints" would also probably do it, or 
>> saying "check constraints (only)"
> Uppercase done, with <literal> tag.

This is inconsistent with the rest of the documentation.

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