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Re: beta testing version

From: "Vadim Mikheev" <vmikheev(at)sectorbase(dot)com>
To: "Adam Haberlach" <adam(at)newsnipple(dot)com>, "Don Baccus" <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>
Cc: "Thomas Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>, "PostgreSQL Development" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: beta testing version
Date: 2000-12-03 07:00:29
Message-ID: 005001c05cf6$b94fd160$b57a30d0@sectorbase.com (view raw or flat)
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> There is risk here.  It isn't so much in the fact that PostgreSQL, Inc
> is doing a couple of modest closed-source things with the code.  After
> all, the PG community has long acknowleged that the BSD license would
> allow others to co-op the code and commercialize it with no obligations.
> 
> It is rather sad to see PG, Inc. take the first step in this direction.
> 
> How long until the entire code base gets co-opted?

I totaly missed your point here. How closing source of ERserver is related
to closing code of PostgreSQL DB server? Let me clear things:

1. ERserver isn't based on WAL. It will work with any version >= 6.5

2. WAL was partially sponsored by my employer, Sectorbase.com,
not by PG, Inc.

Vadim



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