On 25 March 2016 at 06:17, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 2:18 PM, David Rowley
> <david.row...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote:
>> I've attached 2 of the patches which are affected by the changes.
> I think the documentation for 0001 needs some work yet.  The
> additional paragraph that you've added...
> (1) doesn't seem to appear at a very logical place in the
> documentation - I think it should be much further down, as it's a
> minor detail.  Maybe document this the same way as the documentation
> patch you just sent for the combine-function stuff does it; and

Thanks. I also realised this when writing the combine documents fix.

> (2) isn't indented consistently with the surrounding paragraphs; and
> (3) is missing a closing </para> tag
> Also, I'd just cut this:
> +  This is required due to
> +  the process model being unable to pass references to <literal>INTERNAL
> +  </literal> types between different <productname>PostgreSQL</productname>
> +  processes.
> Instead, I'd change the earlier sentence in the paragraph, which
> currently reads:
> +  These
> +  functions are required in order to allow parallel aggregation for 
> aggregates
> +  with an <replaceable class="PARAMETER">stype</replaceable> of <literal>
> +  INTERNAL</>.
> I'd replace the period at end with a comma and add "since
> <literal>INTERNAL</> values represent arbitrary in-memory data
> structures which can't be passed between processes".  I think that's a
> bit smoother.

In my rewrite I've incorporated these words.

Thanks for checking over this. A patch will follow in my response to
the next email.

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