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Re: PostgreSQL in the press again

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)Yahoo(dot)com>,Thomas Hallgren <thhal(at)mailblocks(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL in the press again
Date: 2004-11-13 17:45:50
Message-ID: 20041113134501.K3792@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, 13 Nov 2004, Joshua D. Drake wrote:

>
>> 
>> It is never the fault of a programming language per se. People with a good 
>> understanding of object design will write "object oriented code" in every 
>> language, even assembler. People who just don't know what they are doing 
>> will write bad code, and the best Pascal compiler in the world won't be 
>> able to prevent that.
>
> Yes but I believe even you would agree that their are programming languages 
> that are better for certain tasks than others. The use of java as a 
> replication engine for PostgreSQL seems, well... incorrect.

We definitely concur with that, which is why we are re-writing it ... 
going to Java, as Andrew has mentioned, was *not* a design decision that 
we made, but was made for us :(

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