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Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL - the Linux of Databases...

From: Andrew Martin <martin(at)biochemistry(dot)ucl(dot)ac(dot)uk>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] PostgreSQL - the Linux of Databases...
Date: 1998-03-03 10:38:35
Message-ID: 199803031038.KAA09496@bsmir06.biochem.ucl.ac.uk (view raw or flat)
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Marc wrote...
> On Tue, 3 Mar 1998, Thomas G. Lockhart wrote:
> 
> > 
> > It's OK Marc, us linux'ists weren't offended _too_ much by that quote :))
> 
> 	I'm such a trouble maker, but I find most Linux'ers such easy easy
> prey *grin*  I have this University full of Linux'ers 
I wonder why there are SO MANY Linux'ers? :-)

> that you can spark
> up just with a comment like "Linux != Unix"...which, it isn't, its a
> Unix-like clone...but they can't seem to figure the distinction *rofl*

Agreed... :-)  But BSD isn't Unix either - not officially. [Waits for
Marc to disagree, again...]

Not to mention the fact that at least one release of Linux did go through
full Posix certification and is thus allowed to be called Unix :-)


Andrew
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