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Re: Time to work on Press Release 8.0

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>, Dan Langille <dan(at)langille(dot)org>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Time to work on Press Release 8.0
Date: 2004-08-14 04:47:01
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On Saturday 14 August 2004 00:27, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Aug 2004, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> > Yes. It is based on best tool for the job, not OSS versus non OSS.
> >
> >> By that logic, if Powergres was based on 8.0 code, we would mention that
> >> along with the Win32 port mention?  That doesn't make sense to me.
> >
> > Yep. See above.
> >
> >> (Powergres is threaded so it would have some distinction compared to our
> >> community Win32 implementation.)  ]
> >
> > Yes, and if it was based on 8.0 code -- I would probably promote it over
> > our implementation because it is threaded and in theory would perform
> > better than our implementation. Obviously I would test and confirm.
>
> Up until this, I agreed ... on this one, the press release is about
> PostgreSQL, the Project ... why would you mention a proprietary
> alternative to that which you are announcing?  This would be like
> Jan/Afilias PRng Slony and mentioning Mammoth ... that would just be weird
> ...
>
> We aren't annoucing Slony, we are promoting Replication ... so mentioning
> the various replication solutions does make sense ...
>

But by the above logic, we are promoting windows compatibility, so mentioning 
the various windows solutions could be argued for as well.  You got that 
number for nusphere handy?

-- 
Robert Treat
Build A Better Lamp :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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