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Re: Call from Info World

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,PostgreSQL advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Call from Info World
Date: 2003-11-30 16:49:50
Message-ID: 200311301649.hAUGnoa04911@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Nov 2003, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > > Bruce Momjian writes:
> > >
> > > > Well, not really 1 for 1.  Windows is more than a window manager and
> > > > file server.  I think the Oracle-PostgreSQL 1:1 linkage is closer than
> > > > Windows-KDE.
> > >
> > > Oracle is also more than an SQL database server.  What is your point?
> >
> > The _main_ product of Oracle is a database server --- the main product
> > of Windows is not a window manager.
> 
> It isn't?  The main product of Microsoft isn't a window manager, but
> Windows is one of their products ... IE is a seperate product, that is
> bundled with Windows, but, then again, Konqueror is a seperate product
> bundled with KDE ...

Windows is an operating system and window manager.  For KDE, Unix is the
operating system.

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