Re: language cleanups in code and docs

From: Daniel Gustafsson <daniel(at)yesql(dot)se>
To: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: language cleanups in code and docs
Date: 2020-06-15 19:04:07
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> On 15 Jun 2020, at 20:22, Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de> wrote:

Thanks for picking this up!

> 1) 'postmaster'. As changing that would be somewhat invasive, the word
> is a bit more ambiguous, and it's largely just internal, I've left
> this alone for now. I personally would rather see this renamed as
> supervisor, which'd imo actually would also be a lot more
> descriptive. I'm willing to do the work, but only if there's at least
> some agreement.

FWIW, I've never really liked the name postmaster as I don't think it conveys
meaning. I support renaming to supervisor or a similar term.

cheers ./daniel

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