Documentation Corrections

(last updated: 2019-11-15 @ 14:30 EST / 2019-11-15 @ 19:30 UTC )

SQL Server

Title Pages PR # Submitted Merged
(1) Expanded definitions and updated for SQL Server 2017 1. COLLATIONPROPERTY 161 2017-10-15 2017-10-18
(2) Changes related to new Collations added in SQL Server 2017 1. What’s new in Database Engine
– SQL Server 2017

2. Collation and Unicode Support
3. COLLATIONPROPERTY
175 2017-10-25 2017-10-31
(3) Make titles (and their formatting) consistent 40 files modified, too many
to list here
211 2017-11-09 2017-11-16
(4) Correct false statements re: “Backslash” and fix title 1. Backslash (Line Continuation) 212 2017-11-09 2017-11-15
(5) Correct and improve HAVING clause 1. SELECT – HAVING 235 2017-11-28 2017-12-06
(6) Improve ALTER SCHEMA, sp_rename, and sys.sql_modules 1. sys.sql_modules
2. sp_rename
3. ALTER SCHEMA
335 2018-01-10 2018-01-17
(7) Fix “Search Condition” note about code page conversions 1. Search Condition 343 2018-01-15 2018-01-17
(8) Fix sys.column_store_segments 1. sys.column_store_segments 344 2018-01-16 2018-01-17
(9) Improve “See also” sections for string functions 32 files modified, too many
to list here
346 2018-01-16 2018-01-17
(10) Improve SERVER AUDIT filtering 1. CREATE SERVER AUDIT
1. sys.fn_get_audit_file
363 2018-01-23 2018-01-25
(11) Fix technical inaccuracies in DBCC CHECKIDENT doc 1. DBCC CHECKIDENT 1602 2019-01-31 2019-03-08
(12) Collation improvements: Part 1 of several 1. Windows Collation Name
2. COLLATIONPROPERTY
1727 2019-03-06 2019-03-07
(13) Added missing [internal_type] and [internal_type_desc]
values for “sys.internal_tables”
1. sys.internal_tables 1784 2019-03-14 2019-04-11
(14) Fix missing / misleading statements, and formatting in
CREATE and ALTER CERTIFICATE
1. CREATE CERTIFICATE
2. ALTER CERTIFICATE
1972 2019-04-23 2019-04-24
(15) Fix missing / misleading statements, and formatting in
BACKUP CERTIFICATE
1. BACKUP CERTIFICATE 1976 2019-04-23 2019-04-25
(16) Improve accuracy for Table Value Constructor 1. Table Value Constructor 2115 2019-05-10 2019-05-23
(17) Please move DATABASE_PRINCIPAL_ID from “Metadata”
to “Security” in left nav / TOC
1. DATABASE_PRINCIPAL_ID 2188 2019-05-22 2019-06-04
(18) Add missing page for USER_SID built-in security function 1. USER_SID (missing) 2190 2019-05-22 (pending)
(19) clean up CREATE ASYMMETRIC KEY 1. CREATE ASYMMETRIC KEY 2200 2019-05-23 2019-05-28
(20) Update conversion notes in “decimal and numeric” and
“float and real” pages
1. decimal and numeric
2. float and real
2951 2019-09-10 2019-09-26
(21) Minor fixes for 2 pages related to “clr enabled”
server config option
1. CLR Integration – Enabling
2. clr enabled Server
Configuration Option
2999 2019-09-17 2019-09-26
(22) Fix datatype in “Serialization Encoding” section of
“Serialization of XML Data”
1. Define the Serialization of
XML Data
3605 2019-11-15

.NET

Title Pages PR # Submitted Merged
(1) Add link for Best-Fit mapping definitions Character Encoding in .NET 4010 2017-12-22 2018-01-08
(2) Improve formatting and technical info re: Signing
Stored Procedures
Signing Stored Procedures
in SQL Server
4063 2018-01-05 2018-01-27
(3) Correct and improve Unicode escape sequence info (C#) Strings 13162 2019-06-28 2019-07-01
(4) Correct and improve Unicode escape sequence info (F#) 1. Literals
2. Strings
13168 2019-06-28 2019-06-28
(5) More String escape sequence improvements (F#) Strings 13257 2019-07-05 2019-07-05
(6) Finish improvements to “String Escape Sequences”
section of “Strings (C# Programming Guide)” page
Strings 13310 2019-07-09 2019-07-10
(7) “Unix” -> “Unicode” in Char.GetUnicodeCategory()
Remarks
Char.GetUnicodeCategory() 3075 2019-08-24 2019-08-26

Other

Topic Location Fix Page Date Fixed
(1) SQL Server TechNet Wiki Add “Alternative” section
(i.e. Module Signing)
Exploring Cross-Database
Ownership Chaining
2019-07-02
(2) JavaScript MDN Documentation Correct & improve Supplementary Character info fromCodePoint() 2019-07-04
(3) JavaScript MDN Documentation Correct & improve Supplementary Character info fromCharCode() 2019-07-04
(4) JavaScript MDN Documentation Correct & improve Unicode escape sequence info “Escape notation” section of
the String global object
2019-07-04
(5) Julia Julia Documentation Correct doc for \U escape sequence under
Base/Strings/unescape_string #33285
Base ⇒ Strings ⇒
unescape_string
2019-09-17