|From:||Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se>|
|To:||Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>|
|Subject:||Re: Change pg_attribute textual link to an actual link|
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> On 22 Oct 2018, at 01:27, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se> writes:
>> In the System catalog/pg_attrdef documentation, there is a reference to
>> pg_attribute with the text "see below". That makes sense in the PDF version
>> (and similar renderings), but in the web version it seems a bit odd as
>> pg_attribute is on the next page, not below.
>> The attached patch changes it to an actual link instead, but simply removing
>> the "see below" bit is another approach which isn't out of line with other
>> parts of the documentation (I opted for link since I personally prefer that).
> I agree with your change, but I wonder if the sentence after this one
> doesn't need some work too. It seems to predate ALTER COLUMN SET DEFAULT.
> We could add a mention of that, or just stop trying to describe the
> preconditions, and say something like "only columns for which a default
> value has been explicitly set will have an entry here”.
I think your latter suggestion pretty much covers all we need, so updated the
patch with that too.
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