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From "A B (JIRA)" <derby-...@db.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DERBY-382) Doc Review: Derby Reference Manual
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2005 21:49:57 GMT
    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-382?page=comments#action_12314553 ] 

A B commented on DERBY-382:
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A couple of minor comments related to UNION/INTERSECT/EXCEPT documentation in this manual:

-- p. 59: "Query" -> "Syntax"

Should be an 'or' operator ("|") between "selectExpression" and "VALUES expression".

-- p.59: "Duplicates in UNION, INTERSECT, and EXCEPT ALL results"

* Something should be added to the paragraph beginning with "Depending on which operation..."
to indicate that the number of duplicates shown is only IF the "ALL" option is specified.
 This is minor, but it'd be a nice clarification to have.  Ex:

	Depending on which operation is specified, if the number 
	of copies of a row in the left table is L and the number
	of copies of that row in the right table is R, then the
	number of duplicates of that particular row that the output
	table contains (assuming the "ALL" keyword is specified) is:

* First example ("a Select example") has an extra "FROM" keyword.

* Fifth example ("a values expression") should have a semi-colon at the end of it, to be consistent
with the other examples.

* Ninth example (p. 60) has an extra quote that needs to be removed:

	WHERE WORKDEPT LIKE 'E%''

should be

	WHERE WORKDEPT LIKE 'E%'


> Doc Review: Derby Reference Manual
> ----------------------------------
>
>          Key: DERBY-382
>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-382
>      Project: Derby
>         Type: Improvement
>   Components: Documentation
>  Environment: all
>     Reporter: Jeff Levitt
>     Priority: Minor
>      Fix For: 10.1.1.0

>
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