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Re: Unsupported 3rd-party solutions (Was: Few questions

From: Gaetano Mendola <mendola(at)bigfoot(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: Unsupported 3rd-party solutions (Was: Few questions
Date: 2004-08-23 15:36:29
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Bruce Momjian wrote:

> Csaba Nagy wrote:
> 
>>Hi all,
>>
>>Bruce, if postgres is not a company and so on, why don't you open up the
>>core development team to include some of the contributors who would like
>>to include their product in the main distribution, and have a bundled
>>product ? Cause a good data base is definitely not made up just by the
>>core, but all the rest too. And I'm sure that there are many people out
>>there who would use a PL/Java if they would find it in the main
>>distribution, and that's all you have to do for this to happen: include
>>it. Users of postgres are busy too, and some of them will never notice
>>what they are missing.
>>Now it's very clear to me that if all the extensions would be bundled,
>>it would be too much, and that there's no "commitee" to steer what
>>should go in or out... but then maybe a vote would help ? If the
>>contributor wants it in the core, a vote of the interested would be
>>quite relevant.
> 
> 
> We are not adverse to someone taking the core db code, adding other
> stuff, and making a new super distribution.

And? Put it on www.postgresql.org ?

Are you proposing to do a sort of

"linux kernel" : "Red Hat" = postgresql : "super distribution" ?

Is this the way that the core is following? Is the time mature enough ?



Regards
Gaetano Mendola




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