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Re: beta testing version

From: "Gary MacDougall" <gary(at)freeportweb(dot)com>
To: "The Hermit Hacker" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: "mlw" <markw(at)mohawksoft(dot)com>, "Hannu Krosing" <hannu(at)tm(dot)ee>, "Thomas Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>, "Don Baccus" <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>, "PostgreSQL Development" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: beta testing version
Date: 2000-12-04 04:17:14
Message-ID: 001401c05da9$150243a0$0400a8c0@gary (view raw or flat)
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bingo.

Not just third-party app's, but think of all the vertical products that
include PG...
I'm right now wondering if  TIVO uses it?

You have to think that PG will show up in some pretty interesting money
making products...

So yes, had you not got the ball rolling.... well, you know what I'm saying.

g.

----- Original Message -----
From: "The Hermit Hacker" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: "Gary MacDougall" <gary(at)freeportweb(dot)com>
Cc: "mlw" <markw(at)mohawksoft(dot)com>; "Hannu Krosing" <hannu(at)tm(dot)ee>; "Thomas
Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>; "Don Baccus"
<dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>; "PostgreSQL Development"
<pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Sunday, December 03, 2000 10:18 PM
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] beta testing version


> On Sun, 3 Dec 2000, Gary MacDougall wrote:
>
> > I'm agreeing with the people like SePICK and erServer.
> > I'm only being sort of cheeky in saying that they wouldn't have had a
> > product had
> > it not been for the Open Source that they are leveraging off  of.
>
> So, basically, if I hadn't pulled together Thomas, Bruce and Vadim 5 years
> ago, when Jolly and Andrew finished their graduate thesis, and continued
> to provide the resources required to bring PgSQL from v1.06 to now, we
> wouldn't be able to use that as a basis for third party applications
> ... pretty much, ya, that sums it up ...
>
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "The Hermit Hacker" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
> > To: "Gary MacDougall" <gary(at)freeportweb(dot)com>
> > Cc: "mlw" <markw(at)mohawksoft(dot)com>; "Hannu Krosing" <hannu(at)tm(dot)ee>; "Thomas
> > Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>; "Don Baccus"
> > <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>; "PostgreSQL Development"
> > <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> > Sent: Sunday, December 03, 2000 7:53 PM
> > Subject: Re: [HACKERS] beta testing version
> >
> >
> > > On Sun, 3 Dec 2000, Gary MacDougall wrote:
> > >
> > > > > If you write a program which stands on its own, takes no work from
> > > > > uncompensated parties, then you have the unambiguous right to do
what
> > > > > ever you want.
> > > >
> > > > Thats a given.
> > >
> > > okay, then now I'm confused ... neither SePICK or erServer are derived
> > > from uncompensated parties ... they work over top of PgSQL, but are
not
> > > integrated into them, nor have required any changes to PgSQL in order
to
> > > make it work ...
> > >
> > > ... so, where is this whole outcry coming from?
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
>
> Marc G. Fournier                   ICQ#7615664               IRC Nick:
Scrappy
> Systems Administrator @ hub.org
> primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary:
scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org
>



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