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Re: [HACKERS] What can we learn from MySQL?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Rob <pgadmin(at)itsbeen(dot)sent(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] What can we learn from MySQL?
Date: 2004-04-25 20:41:27
Message-ID: 200404252041.i3PKfRJ28435@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Rob wrote:
> > But I think there is room to go further, I don't see any reason why
> > that default install can't include example DBs,
> 
> One reason is that a useful example database would likely have a 
> download footprint of 10 MB or more.  Having this in the default 
> download would not be appreciated by many people.  Of course having 
> some example database available at all would be a good idea, but then 
> as a separate download.

Here is a little psql script I wrote to populate a table with random
data.

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