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Re: [HACKERS] [OT] MySQL is bad, but THIS bad?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Dawid Kuroczko <qnex42(at)gmail(dot)com>, John DeSoi <desoi(at)pgedit(dot)com>, Mark Woodward <pgsql(at)mohawksoft(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] [OT] MySQL is bad, but THIS bad?
Date: 2006-05-19 20:34:40
Message-ID: 200605192034.k4JKYeq04047@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> Yes and no... should MySQL eventually become popular enough that there's
> little use of PostgreSQL that hurts the community just as much as it
> hurts our companies. In fact, I'd say it's already hurting the community
> more than our companies; look at how many people lament about running
> software XYZ because it only supports MySQL. Or about trying to find
> PostgreSQL hosting providers.

With Linux, it was open for developers to join in, and that fueled its
growth.  In fact, some say Linux gained only because it was more open
the *BSD.  Fortunately for us, MySQL foster open development, which
means they will never catch us in the long run.

-- 
  Bruce Momjian   http://candle.pha.pa.us
  EnterpriseDB    http://www.enterprisedb.com

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

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