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Re: [OT] Re: How much ram is too much

From: mark(at)mark(dot)mielke(dot)cc
To: Zoltan Boszormenyi <zb(at)cybertec(dot)at>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Dave Cramer <pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com>,Guy Rouillier <guyr-ml1(at)burntmail(dot)com>,postgresql performance list <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [OT] Re: How much ram is too much
Date: 2007-06-08 19:00:25
Message-ID: 20070608190025.GA23093@mark.mielke.cc (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 08:54:39PM +0200, Zoltan Boszormenyi wrote:
> Joshua D. Drake írta:
> >Zoltan Boszormenyi wrote:
> >>Dave Cramer írta:
> >>>It's an IBM x3850 using linux redhat 4.0
> >>Isn't that a bit old? I have a RedHat 4.2 somewhere
> >>that was bundled with Applixware 3. :-)
> >He means redhat ES/AS 4 I assume.
> I guessed that, hence the smiley.
> But it's very unfortunate that version numbers
> are reused - it can cause confusion.
> There was a RH 4.0 already a long ago,
> when the commercial and the community
> version were the same. I think Microsoft
> will avoid reusing its versions when year 2095 comes. :-)

He should have written RHEL 4.0. RH 4.0 is long enough ago, though,
that I think few would assume it meant the much older release.

You'll find a similar thing with products like "CuteFTP 7.0" or
"CuteFTP Pro 3.0".

Cheers,
mark

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