On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 07:27:11AM -0700, Joe Conway wrote:
> On 03/16/2017 06:19 AM, Robert Haas wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 4:48 AM, Craig Ringer <cr...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote:
> >> So I'm in favour of fixing the docs but I'm not keen on changing the
> >> SQL syntax in a way that just kind of papers over part of the
> >> problems.
> > 
> > I agree.  I think that trying to design new SQL syntax at this point
> > is unlikely to be a good idea - we're just about out of time here, and
> > some people who might care about this are busy on other things, and
> > the deadline for patches that do new things has long since passed.
> > But I like the idea of trying to improve the documentation.

Seems like a good direction.

> Agreed. I think the documentation fixes definitely should be done, but
> understand that the grammar is a longer term issue with backward
> compatibility implications. Acknowledging the problem is the first step ;-)

Most of the user-visible (including doc/) proposed changes alter material
predating v10.  Therefore, I've removed this from open item status.

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