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Re: LinuxTag wrapup

From: Andreas Pflug <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Jeroen T(dot) Vermeulen" <jtv(at)xs4all(dot)nl>,PostgreSQL Development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: LinuxTag wrapup
Date: 2004-07-04 11:11:24
Message-ID: 40E7E5DC.1010502@pse-consulting.de (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian wrote:

>Andreas Pflug wrote:
>  
>
>>Jeroen T. Vermeulen wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>But like I said, that's just my personal conviction.  I definitely think
>>>people in our community ought to be willing to work together with the
>>>MySQL people, the FireBird people and anybody else in the free world to
>>>have world-class GUI development tools; 
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>Just a note:
>>I've been talking again to the DBdesigner4 guy, ho told me that the next 
>>version of that schema designer is going to support *any* target 
>>database system, not just MySQL. AFAICS DBdesigner4 is currently the 
>>most advanced open source tool to design real big data models (with sub 
>>models, different views on the model etc), not just that useless 
>>everything-on-one-page crap all around. I'll try to keep contact with 
>>him, for some real world experience from database system independent design.
>>    
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>
>Didn't MySQL hire the DBdesigner guys months ago?  Do they still want to
>support PostgreSQL?
>
>  
>

That's right, and initially they will only serve MySQL, but it will be 
extendable to support any db system. It will be GPL (or licenseable, but 
since it's a tool and not a platform IMHO GPL is ok).
If things work out as they seem, I'd contribute the pgsql stuff.

Regards,
Andreas



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