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Re: PostgreSQL passes MySQL for Freshmeat Downloads

From: Chander Ganesan <chander(at)otg-nc(dot)com>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL passes MySQL for Freshmeat Downloads
Date: 2008-06-13 12:59:28
Message-ID: 48526F30.5050206@otg-nc.com (view raw or flat)
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Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
>   
>> Josh Berkus wrote:
>>     
>>> Check it out, folks:
>>>
>>> http://freshmeat.net/
>>>       
>> And Freshmeat has 8.3.0!  I thought we were going to keep this up to
>> date, and if not, we were going to remove it.  Well, we are not keeping
>> it up to date!
>>     
>
> _Please_ by all means let's remove it.  It is always out of date.  If we
> absolutely must keep a Freshmeat entry, then it should not list any
> "current release" at all -- let's make it just point to our own web site
> that's (almost) always up to date.
>   
But then we would drop behind MySQL in terms of downloads, since noone 
would be able to download from freshmeat. ;-)  It's quite the 
conundrum..  Perhaps we can let them download a downloader, which 
downloads from the PostgreSQL site (j/k)...

-- 
Chander Ganesan
Open Technology Group, Inc.
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