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Re: Is the MySQL situation an opportunity or a distraction?

From: Jonathan Gardner <jgardner(at)jonathangardner(dot)net>
To: <nickf(at)ontko(dot)com>, <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Is the MySQL situation an opportunity or a distraction?
Date: 2003-06-26 20:33:37
Message-ID: 200306261333.39323.jgardner@jonathangardner.net (view raw or flat)
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On Thursday 26 June 2003 12:13, Nick Fankhauser wrote:
> The recent discussion of opportunities among the new orphans in the MySQL
> community raises another issue in my mind-
>
> Do we really want the MySQL users?
>

Yes.

More users => more testers and more developers.
More testers and developers => More users.

We must crave new users as we crave new testers and developers.

This is an exponential growth cycle. We will one day literally become "THE" 
database, just like Linux is fast becoming "THE" unix kernel.

- -- 
Jonathan Gardner <jgardner(at)jonathangardner(dot)net>
(was jgardn(at)alumni(dot)washington(dot)edu)
Live Free, Use Linux!
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