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Re: [pgadmin-support] Goodbye

From: Diego Gil <listas(at)adminsa(dot)com>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Pgadmin-Support <pgadmin-support(at)postgresql(dot)org>, pgadmin-hackers <pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgadmin-support] Goodbye
Date: 2009-04-01 09:56:52
Message-ID: 49D33A64.2060609@adminsa.com (view raw or flat)
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Dave Page escribió:
> Dear pgAdmin Community,
> 
> You may be aware that the pgAdmin project has been in existence for
> nearly 11 years now. During this time, the development team have spent
> thousands of hours writing hundreds of thousands of lines of code and
> documentation, engineering complex features and support for multiple
> versions of PostgreSQL, Postgres Plus and Greenplum, and providing
> support to thousands of users. As I'm sure you can understand, after
> so many years a group of the development team members have reached the
> point where we feel we've given as much as we can to the project.
> 
> Having received a offer from a very large and well known software
> company for ownership of our copyright to the source code, we have
> decided to close down the project, effective immediately. I cannot
> speak for all of my colleagues on the development team but personally
> I am looking forward to a complete change of lifestyle, having
> purchased a farm in New Zealand where my family and I will be raising
> sheep and I get to play thrash metal on my bass guitar as loudly as I
> like without annoying the neighbours! Magnus tells me he is looking
> into upgrading his yacht and taking a trip around the world, and
> Guillaume is going to spend his time drinking wine in his new vinyard
> at Château Margoux.
> 
> Please be aware that the mailing lists and website will be shutdown
> around 12PM today as the project transitions to its new owner who will
> be announcing availability of support contracts and professional
> services shortly.
> 
> I'd like to thank all of our users and contributors over the past 11
> years - it's been an absolute pleasure working with all of you.
> 

Wow. I almost believe it, until I realize that today is April 1 and in 
some parts of the word if Fool's Day or something like that.

My first thought was something similar to a relative passing away. Strange.

Regards,
Diego.

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