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Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] Tablespaces

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: pgsql(at)mohawksoft(dot)com
Cc: Dann Corbit <DCorbit(at)connx(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org,PostgreSQL Win32 port list <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] Tablespaces
Date: 2004-06-11 21:36:53
Message-ID: 200406112136.i5BLar815618@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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pgsql(at)mohawksoft(dot)com wrote:
> 
> >>
> >> We should provide people with the right tools, true, but we
> >> are bound by our conscience to inform them about Windows' failures.
> >
> > It must be nice to be young and still see everything as black and white
> > with no shades of gray.
> 
> I wouldn't call 41 very young.
> 
> > For those who think that Windows should be
> > canned, Gates should be burned at the stake, and Linux should rule the
> > world, I have no problem with their opinions.  We all get to choose what
> > we like and dislike.  I think that the typical Linux fan is WAY over the
> > top both in seeing the advantages with rose colored glasses and turing
> > opposition molehills into mountains.  But passion is good, and I like to
> > see it.  If it were not for the passion of the Linux crowd, there would
> > be a far less interesting competitor for MS and a far less interesting
> > toolset to use with it.
> 
> Actually, I am not a wide eyed passionate Linux zealot. Like my support
> for John Kerry, I gladly choose the better side of mediocrity over extream
> evil, it is nothing more than pure practicality.

Well, call me extreme evil too.  Then I guess PostgreSQL is partly pure
evil, or partly extreme evil, or something like that.

Of course, if you meet me, I don't appear so.  We are taught to hide our
evil so effectively.

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