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Re: Aberdeen Study on OS RDBMS: exceprts and breakdown.

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Aberdeen Study on OS RDBMS: exceprts and breakdown.
Date: 2004-04-01 03:04:59
Message-ID: 200404010304.i3134xu22917@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Robert Treat wrote:
> > PostgreSQL users indicate that improvements in some areas are
> > contemplated, but the next version of PostgreSQL may come as late as two
> > years from now, and the community that drives PostgreSQL development is
> > not committing to any particular improvements.
> > 
> > # uh... two years out... i couldn't come up with an explanation for
> > that...  well, many of these features are planned for in 7.5, and I
> > wonder if it is worth coming up with a "response" to the information
> > above #
> > 
> 
> These guys obviously didn't do much work in generating the report.  We
> have never hard two years between a release, in fact never more than
> one.

You know, these distortions make me mad, but after seven years, I should
be used to it.  We continue to grow despite these distortions, and I
suppose one day we will be big enough that these will not sway people.

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