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Re: Which CMS/Ecommerce/Shopping cart ?

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Ivan Sergio Borgonovo <mail(at)webthatworks(dot)it>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Which CMS/Ecommerce/Shopping cart ?
Date: 2010-07-29 19:24:19
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On Thu, 2010-07-29 at 21:19 +0200, Ivan Sergio Borgonovo wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Jul 2010 14:57:04 -0400
> Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> 
> > Samantha Atkins <sjatkins(at)mac(dot)com> writes:
> > > Why is MySQL so much more popular right now, especially in the
> > > OpenSource community?
> > 
> > I think it's strictly historical.  The mysql bias you see in so
> > many web tools was established in the late 90s, a time when mysql
> > worked reasonably well (at least according to the mysql developers'
> > notion of "reasonably well") whereas postgres was still pretty slow
> > and buggy.  It took us a long time to get from the original
> > academically-oriented code to something of real production quality.
> > We're definitely competitive now, but I don't know if we'll ever
> > fully overcome that historical disadvantage.
> 
> How popular is Visual Basic right now?
> And even if it was more popular than C#... what kind of application
> would you expect to find that start development right now in VB?

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