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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>,Dan Langille <dan(at)langille(dot)org>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Time to work on Press Release 8.0
Date: 2004-08-13 16:09:28
Message-ID: 200408131609.i7DG9Sg24696@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> 
> >>Replication for PostgreSQL is *not* a new thing ... its not something that 
> >>is first available in 8.0.0, but has been available since 7.2 ... if it 
> >>were something new, fine, touting that we've finally got a replication 
> >>solution is good.  But replication is *old news*, plain and simple ...
> > 
> > 
> > But many feel Slony is far better than previous solutions and should be
> > touted as we have touted other replication solutions in the past.
> 
> Does a solution have to be Open Source to be touted?

Yes.  Open source, free, BSD licensed, etc.  You don't see me asking to
mention Powergres in the press release, and I don't think it makes sense
to do so.

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