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Re: Unsupported 3rd-party solutions (Was: Few questions

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Gaetano Mendola <mendola(at)bigfoot(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Unsupported 3rd-party solutions (Was: Few questions
Date: 2004-08-23 18:35:32
Message-ID: 20040823153509.M4215@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, 23 Aug 2004, Gaetano Mendola wrote:

> Bruce Momjian wrote:
>
>> Csaba Nagy wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi all,
>>> 
>>> Bruce, if postgres is not a company and so on, why don't you open up the
>>> core development team to include some of the contributors who would like
>>> to include their product in the main distribution, and have a bundled
>>> product ? Cause a good data base is definitely not made up just by the
>>> core, but all the rest too. And I'm sure that there are many people out
>>> there who would use a PL/Java if they would find it in the main
>>> distribution, and that's all you have to do for this to happen: include
>>> it. Users of postgres are busy too, and some of them will never notice
>>> what they are missing.
>>> Now it's very clear to me that if all the extensions would be bundled,
>>> it would be too much, and that there's no "commitee" to steer what
>>> should go in or out... but then maybe a vote would help ? If the
>>> contributor wants it in the core, a vote of the interested would be
>>> quite relevant.
>> 
>> 
>> We are not adverse to someone taking the core db code, adding other
>> stuff, and making a new super distribution.
>
> And? Put it on www.postgresql.org ?

No ... put it on pgFoundry.org as a project there ...

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