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Re: History question

From: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)fourpalms(dot)org>
To: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL Hacker <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: History question
Date: 2001-11-30 13:51:55
Message-ID: 3C078EFB.13952020@fourpalms.org (view raw or flat)
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> While surfing through our web page I found some references about Postgres
> (the original Berkley project) starting as Ingres. Now I wonder whether we
> or let's say the original Postgres project still used Ingres or parts
> thereof.

It doesn't, and never did. Not sure how that impression got started,
other than some confusion over "based on" vs "successor".

Where exactly did you find this on the web site? We should rephrase
it...

> This certainly sounds like these two are different projects by the same
> Prof.

Right.

                     - Thomas

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