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Re: [HACKERS] Mapping Oracle types to PostgreSQL

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: "scott(dot)marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)ihs(dot)com>,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Justin Clift <justin(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <jm(at)poure(dot)com>,Bruno LEVEQUE <bruno(dot)leveque(at)net6d(dot)com>,<pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,Vincent Harcq <vha(at)audaxis(dot)com>, Jean-Paul ARGUDO <jpargudo(at)free(dot)fr>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Mapping Oracle types to PostgreSQL
Date: 2003-10-21 21:00:20
Message-ID: 200310211400.20420.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Scott,

> > It is hard to understand that if he is willing to make PostgreSQL the
> > default for Compiere, why he would refuse to include any changes to
> > allow Oracle and PostgreSQL to both work.
> 
> But if what he wants is nested transactions, then I could see him paying 
> for development providing better ROI than forking the code.  Is that what 
> was meant by "the right kind of transaction support" ?

If he wanted nested transactions, and was willing to pay for development, I 
can't imagine us turning him down.  Nested xtn have been on the TODO list for 
years.

-- 
-Josh Berkus
 Aglio Database Solutions
 San Francisco


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