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Re: The big MySQL spin

From: Lamar Owen <lowen(at)pari(dot)edu>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>,Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>,josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: The big MySQL spin
Date: 2004-03-11 12:00:41
Message-ID: 200403110700.41903.lowen@pari.edu (view raw or flat)
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On Wednesday 10 March 2004 11:18 pm, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Mar 2004, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > I sort of thought we were a democracy, no?

> Benevelant autocracy(sp?) ... core isn't voted ... just cause we defer to
> -hackers 99.9% of the time doesn't make us a democracy ... in the end,
> core acts akin to MySQL AB, other then we're probably alot more quiet :)

Benevolent oligarchy is the term you want.
-- 
Lamar Owen
Director of Information Technology
Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute
1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC  28772
(828)862-5554
www.pari.edu

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