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Re: Time to work on Press Release 8.0

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,"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: 2004-08-13 16:04:54
Message-ID: 20040813130334.L4756@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 13 Aug 2004, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>>
>>>> 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.
>>>
>>
>> Thanks for pointing out what I already had :)
>
> My point was that saying it is the "only thing" that makes it notable is
> to minimize a major point of pushing Slony.  It is "the" notable issue.

Not it isn't, as there are other Open Source replication solutions for 
PostgreSQL, as I pointed out before ... Slony is effectively "the fashion 
of the day", and next release, there could be 'yet another of the many' 
that is that much better ...

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