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." ?
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