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Re: OpenVMS?

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Andrew Chernow <ac(at)esilo(dot)com>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Dann Corbit <DCorbit(at)connx(dot)com>, Rayson Ho <raysonlogin(at)gmail(dot)com>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, PG Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: OpenVMS?
Date: 2010-02-16 20:52:08
Message-ID: 1266353528.12190.72.camel@jd-desktop.unknown.charter.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 2010-02-16 at 15:47 -0500, Andrew Chernow wrote:
> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> > On Tue, 16 Feb 2010, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > 
> >> I hate to pour cold water on this, but why is it worth adding support 
> >> for a platform that has such marginal usage.
> > 
> > Because someone feels like dedicating their resources to it ... ?
> 
> That's step one.  Step two is community approval.  Otherwise, anyone 
> with an idea would be a committer.

With all respect to OpenVMS, I really can't help but ask, "why?". The
maintenance load over time will be large and I can't imagine this being
a wide use platform for us.

Joshua D. Drake


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