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Re: Call from Info World

From: Rod Taylor <pg(at)rbt(dot)ca>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,Postgresql Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Call from Info World
Date: 2003-11-20 22:15:36
Message-ID: 1069366535.26521.43.camel@jester (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 17:07, Robert Treat wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 15:46, Josh Berkus wrote:
> > Bruce,
> > 
> 
> Here is the article:
> http://www.infoworld.com/article/03/11/20/HNpostgre_1.html
> 
> 
> > > Interestingly, in trying to think of a visible open source project that
> > > isn't controlled by a company, I couldn't think of one.  Mozilla, PHP,
> > > Apache, MySQL, even perhaps Linux have one very visible company that has
> > > significant control over the project, while we do not.  Is there a good
> > > example someone can think of?
> > 
> > Perl, amanda, Python, OpenACS and LTSP come to mind.

> Hmm... I don't see amanda, openacs, or ltsp all that visible to the
> greater tech (ie. commercially driven) community, and Perl and Python
> aren't really the same; there not a piece of software like postgresql.  

How about not-for-profits? FreeBSD, KDE?



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