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Re: Why is MySQL more chosen over PostgreSQL?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Curt Sampson <cjs(at)cynic(dot)net>
Cc: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>,Hannu Krosing <hannu(at)tm(dot)ee>, Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Why is MySQL more chosen over PostgreSQL?
Date: 2002-07-31 03:15:33
Message-ID: 200207310315.g6V3FXH24083@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Curt Sampson wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Jul 2002, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > You can add children without modifying your code.  It is classic C++
> > inheritance;  parent table accesses work with the new child tables
> > automatically.
> 
> I don't see how my method doesn't do this as well. What code do you have
> to modify in the relational way of doing things that you don't in this
> inheritance way?

Seems like you have to modify your views to handle this, at least in the
example you just posted, right?

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