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Re: 7.4 Press Release -- Draft #3

From: Jeff <jam(at)zoidtechnologies(dot)com>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: Jeff <jam(at)zoidtechnologies(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 7.4 Press Release -- Draft #3
Date: 2003-07-23 11:39:34
Message-ID: 20030723113934.GN22578@zoidtechnologies.com (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 12:54:08AM -0400, Robert Treat wrote:
> A less wordy version:
> 
> PostgreSQL 7.4 now supports the AMD Opteron in addition to other 64 bit 
> platforms including PA-RISC, Sparc, S/390, MIPS, Alpha, and RS6000*
> 
> Robert Treat

I disagree with the wording here.. pg does not 'support' these chips, the
kernel of the operating system does. 

if we use the term 'support', imho the press might get the wrong idea.

pg has probably been *tested* on those platforms, or it is coded in such a
way that it will work just fine on 64 bit platforms.

just my two cents. :)

regards,
J
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