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Re: PostgreSQL in the press again

From: Thomas Hallgren <thhal(at)mailblocks(dot)com>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL in the press again
Date: 2004-11-13 19:58:00
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
 > Yes but I believe even you would agree that their are programming
 > languages that are better for certain tasks than others. The use of
 > java as a replication engine for PostgreSQL seems, well... incorrect.

Marc G. Fournier wrote:
 > We definitely concur with that, which is why we are re-writing it ...
 > going to Java, as Andrew has mentioned, was *not* a design decision that
 > we made, but was made for us :(
 >
Now I get really curious. Why would Java be a bad choice for a 
replication engine? I would consider it an excellent choice, provided of 
course that the people tasked with the implementation had the right 
skills. C-JDBC for instance, is written in Java.

Regards,
Thomas Hallgren


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