On 12 April 2017 at 16:26, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
> Erik Rijkers <e...@xs4all.nl> writes:
>> Logical replication emits logmessages like these:
>> DETAIL:  90 transactions need to finish.
>> DETAIL:  87 transactions need to finish.
>> DETAIL:  70 transactions need to finish.
>> Could we get rid of that 'need'?   It strikes me as a bit off; something
>> that people would say but not a mechanical message by a computer. I
>> dislike it strongly.
>> I would prefer the line to be more terse:
>> DETAIL:  90 transactions to finish.
>> Am I the only one who is annoyed by this phrase?
> Our style guidelines say that detail messages should be complete
> sentences, so I don't like your proposal too much.
> Maybe "N transactions remain to finish." ?

waiting for N transactions to complete

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