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Re: PostgreSQL History Document

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: elein <elein(at)varlena(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org,Robert Bernier <robertb(at)sraapowergres(dot)com>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL History Document
Date: 2004-12-04 05:17:12
Message-ID: 20041204011250.H87096@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, 4 Dec 2004, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> elein wrote:
>>    PgSQL,INC
>>    In 2000, Postgres, Inc. was formed with Marc Fournier as
>>    President/Director as a corporate front to PostgreSQL and to
>>    offer the corporate world commercial support for the product.
>>    The relationship between PostgreSQL and PgSQL, Inc has always
>>    been symbiotic.  Core developers were and are part of PgSQL, Inc.
>
> I don't think PgSQL, Inc can be called a "corporate front to
> PostgreSQL".  It is a PostgreSQL support company, and provides free
> hosting services to the project.  I also wouldn't use the word
> "symbiotic".  We could say Great Bridge was also "symbiotic" but it
> conotates an equality between the two entities that isn't accurate.

When it was formed in 2000, that was its intent, since there was none ... 
'corporate front' != 'controlling organization' ...

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