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Re: Version differences

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL www <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Version differences
Date: 2007-08-10 14:18:52
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> Dave Page wrote:
>> Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>>> Dave Page wrote:
> 
>>>>> Personally, I believe we should only talk about the "latest" release on
>>>>> the front page and have "older releases" linked. 
>>>> Disagree - we should be linking to the latest point releases of each
>>>> supported branch. Many people just can't do a major upgrade every year.
>>> Well sure, we are one of them ;). I am not saying hide the older
>>> releases but you don't see stuff about RHEL 3 (which is still supported)
>>> on redhat's front page.
>> No, but then you pay a lot of money for their auto-upgrade service to
>> tell you that updates are available for RHEL3...
> 
> pgsql-announce :)
> 
> 
> Seriously. People upgrade when they feel like it, how many times do we see:
> 
> "I am running 8.1.4..., I know, I know, can you just help with this?".
> 
> I think we are wasting valuable real estate keeping the older releases
> on the front page.

Thats why we put it there - to help tell people they need to upgrade.

/D

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