Today I Learned

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Add a Comment in Postgres

Today I learned about a neat Postgres feature, commenting. Here is a query adding a comment to a table:

>  comment on table developers is 'these are the authors';
COMMENT

Let’s check see our comment

> \dt+ developers;
List of relations
-[ RECORD 1 ]----------------------
Schema      | public
Name        | developers
Type        | table
Owner       | jwworth
Size        | 16 kB
Description | these are the authors

You can comment on many things. Use this wherever you feel a comment is necessary or appropriate.

http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/sql-comment.html

h/t Chris Erin and Jack Christensen

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