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Re: [HACKERS] Uppercase SGML entity declarations

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)2ndquadrant(dot)it>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Uppercase SGML entity declarations
Date: 2011-04-04 20:26:07
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On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 4:15 PM, Alvaro Herrera
<alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Gabriele Bartolini's message of lun abr 04 13:18:21 -0400 2011:
>> Il 04/04/11 18:37, Tom Lane ha scritto:
>> > AFAIK, the main stumbling block for that is that XML doesn't allow
>> > abbreviated close tags (ie,<foo>whatever</>).  Which is something that
>> > we are not likely to give up.  So I'm not sure of the point of changing
>> > something as trivial as entity declaration casing.  You're going to end
>> > up having to fork the documentation anyway, or at least feed it through
>> > an SGML to XML converter.  So why not fix the entity casing then?
>> We do it. However, given that the files that have been changed are
>> edited very rarely, the scope of the patch is limited and compatibility
>> with SGML is kept, I thought changing this at source level would be
>> something to propose and submit.
> Given the lack of objections, I have pushed this patch.  Thanks.

I think you still need to update to match.

Robert Haas
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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