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Re: Time to work on Press Release 8.0

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Time to work on Press Release 8.0
Date: 2004-08-12 20:47:56
Message-ID: 200408122047.i7CKlur23942@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> >>> Also, the PR should be focused around what we are releasing, not side
> >>> projects ... Slony-I isn't part of this release, and, IMHO, isn't
> >>> appropriate as part of the PostgreSQL Server press release ... they 
> >>> should
> >>> be doing their own Press Release for that.  Focus on what *we* are
> >>> releasing, not what another project is releasing ...
> >>
> >>
> >> Afilias didn't want to do a Slony press release, which is why I want 
> >> to mention it in passing in the main release.  Along with several 
> >> other add-ons.
> > 
> 
> Well -- and although I am notably biased it does seem that it is not 
> quite correct to announce Slony as part of version 8. Slony is not "the" 
> PostgreSQL Replication solution. It is one of many as many have (not 
> just myself) noted.
> 
> To be fair :) the only thing that makes Slony notable for PostgreSQL is 
> that it is Open Source. There are other replication systems out there 
> that have been working for some time.

Uh, and we are an open source project --- Slony being "open source"
seems like a very notable distinction to me.

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