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Re: UserLinux with MySQL

From: Ewald Geschwinde <webmaster(at)geschwinde(dot)net>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: UserLinux with MySQL
Date: 2003-12-20 13:50:02
Message-ID: 3FE4538A.4090307@geschwinde.net (view raw or flat)
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Yes thats right.
I can confirm this to 100%

look at this page
http://www.comptonranch.com/userlinux.html
this is the unofficial working document

regards EWald




Evil Azrael wrote:

>Hi!
>
>Yesterday i read in this german article (
>http://www.golem.de/showhigh.php?file=/0312/28977.html&wort[]=userlinux ) that they had already decided for postgresql. I don´t know where they´ve got this information, but Golem is in my eyes a reliable Source.
>
>
>
>Christoph Nelles
>
>
>Am Samstag, 20. Dezember 2003 um 14:03 schrieben Sie:
>
>SD> On Saturday 20 December 2003 18:13, Kaarel wrote:
>  
>
>>>http://userlinux.com/white_paper.html
>>>
>>>Check this out. They chose GNOME instead of KDE because Qt requires a
>>>proprietary license for commercial apps while GTK+ is fully GNU. As they
>>>put it the licensing "is the sole reason for this decision".
>>>
>>>But when it comes to databases they've chosen "MySQL with non-GPL
>>>libraries". How's this different from Qt vs GTK+?
>>>
>>>However he does say he is "not a database pro, and will listen to
>>>argument about the merits of other database servers". So perhaps
>>>PostgreSQL advocacy team has something to say here.
>>>      
>>>
>
>SD> Does that mean postgresql is not included? I could not find any such thing on
>SD> userlinux.com.
>
>SD> Most distributions ship both of them. Slackware is one exception I know that
>SD> does not ship postgresql by default. But then most slack users know how to
>SD> get it on their system, I believe.
>
>SD> I think it is rather stretched to drag postgresql v/s mysql in GNOME v/s KDE.
>SD> Most probably userlinux will ship with psotgresql and mysql.
>
>SD> Let's wait and see..
>
>SD>  Shridhar
>
>SD> P.S. After all said and done, it is just another linux distribution. How far
>SD> it goes remains to be seen. Personally I think this war of getting included
>SD> into it(for GNOME/KDE) is rather overhyped, despite of high value names
>SD> associated with it. Let it prove itself and users will funnel it down the way
>SD> they want.
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