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Re: PostgreSQL vs. MySQL: fight

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Greg Smith <gsmith(at)gregsmith(dot)com>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL vs. MySQL: fight
Date: 2007-07-26 08:15:18
Message-ID: 20070726081518.GD22213@svr2.hagander.net (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 11:27:00PM -0400, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> > Dave Page wrote:
> >> Greg Smith wrote:
> >>> After today's flurry of messages on this topic, I found myself wanting a 
> >>> summary of what I'd learned about the current state of things before the 
> >>> details slipped away.  Somewhere in the middle of writing that, it 
> >>> morphed into an advocacy piece, so I figured why not put it on the Wiki:
> >>>
> >>> http://developer.postgresql.org/index.php?title=Why_PostgreSQL_instead_of_MySQL
> >>>
> >>> I may circle back to filling some of the stub sections myself eventually, 
> >>> you're all encouraged to beat me to it.
> >> Greg,
> >> This piece is clearly aimed at end users and shouldn't be on the 
> >> developers Wiki (which is only for internal project documentation/notes). 
> >> Please move it over to techdocs, or refocus it as a guide for use by booth 
> >> staff etc.
> >
> > As the developer wiki is already being used for a bunch of advocacy 
> > efforts, I believe that it is more than acceptable.
> 
> On the contrary -- I'm of the opinion that before this gets widespread,
> we should get advocacy a wiki somewhere else.  Don't we have snappy
> powerful machines lacking services to run?

Having a powerful machine is the *easy* part. Maintaining it and
maintaining the contents of a wide-open wiki is not.

//Magnus

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