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Re: SGML on functions

From: "Kevin Grittner" <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
To: "Alvaro Herrera" <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, "Thom Brown" <thom(at)linux(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-docs" <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: SGML on functions
Date: 2010-08-29 15:21:59
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Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Thom Brown's message:
>> <function>variance</function>(<replaceable
>> class="parameter">expression</replaceable>)
>> vs
>> <function>stddev_samp(<replaceable
>> class="parameter">expression</replaceable>)</function>
>> Which way is correct?
> The latter I think -- see
> (but perhaps search the actual standard)
Nothing I saw at that link suggests that the parameters should be
included within the <function> scope.  If you follow links from
there to here:
You find examples like this:
  <funcdef>void <function>qsort</function></funcdef>
    <paramdef>void *<parameter>dataptr</parameter>[]</paramdef>
    <paramdef>int <parameter>left</parameter></paramdef>
    <paramdef>int <parameter>right</parameter></paramdef>
    <paramdef>int <parameter>(* comp)</parameter>
      <funcparams>void *, void *</funcparams></paramdef>

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