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Re: [HACKERS] What can we learn from MySQL?

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Andrew Payne <andy(at)payne(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] What can we learn from MySQL?
Date: 2004-04-30 18:20:07
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> The difference is that you could now correct for Great Bridge's problems,
> which include but are not limited to:  timing (4 years has changed a lot for
> commercial acceptance of open source), funding ($25m was too much), and
> strategy (this is not an quick attempt to copy Red Hat).
> 
> I think such a project, with the right parameters, is very fundable.  If
> anyone wants to talk about that, you should drop me an email off-list; we're
> probably stepping out of topic for the hacker and advocacy lists.

Why would someone fund a "new" PostgreSQL project when there are several 
viable commercial entities doing the job right now?

J



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