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Re: Open source databases '60 per cent cheaper'

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Andy Astor <andy(dot)astor(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>,Kaare Rasmussen <kaare(at)jasonic(dot)dk>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Open source databases '60 per cent cheaper'
Date: 2006-11-21 19:19:31
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> In terms of our open source-ness, we follow the lead of many other
> PostgreSQL products -- including Command Prompt's Replicator -- with an
> "available source" approach, in which paying customers may access and
> modify EnterpriseDB code, but redistribution is not permitted.

*ahem*, Command Prompt does not state that Replicator is Open Source.
EnterpriseDB states that it is Open Source, which is false.


Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake


> 
> 	-- Andy
> 
> Andy Astor, CEO
> EnterpriseDB Corporation
> 33 Wood Avenue South, 3rd Floor
> Iselin, NJ 08830 USA
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> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: pgsql-advocacy-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org [mailto:pgsql-advocacy-
> > owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of David Fetter
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 21, 2006 11:09 AM
> > To: Joshua D. Drake
> > Cc: Kaare Rasmussen; pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Open source databases '60 per cent
> cheaper'
> > 
> > On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 07:58:22AM -0800, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2006-11-21 at 16:45 +0100, Kaare Rasmussen wrote:
> > > > At leas Enterprise DB is mentioned:
> > > >
> > > > http://www.itweek.co.uk/vnunet/news/2168971/open-source-databases-
> > slice
> > >
> > > Too bad EnterpriseDB isn't Open Source.
> > 
> > Too bad, also, that the word "PostgreSQL" doesn't appear anywhere in
> > that article.
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > D
> > --
> > David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> http://fetter.org/
> > phone: +1 415 235 3778        AIM: dfetter666
> >                               Skype: davidfetter
> > 
> > Remember to vote!
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