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Re: cvs chapters in our docs

From: Ron Mayer <rm_pg(at)cheapcomplexdevices(dot)com>
To: Brendan Jurd <direvus(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: cvs chapters in our docs
Date: 2009-11-30 01:03:41
Message-ID: 4B1319ED.9020102@cheapcomplexdevices.com (view raw or flat)
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Brendan Jurd wrote:
> 2009/11/29 Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>:
>> Wow, we mention 28k modems --- we are legacy software:  ;-)
>>
>>     This initial checkout is a little slower than simply downloading
>>     a <filename>tar.gz</filename> file; expect it to take 40 minutes
>>     or so if you have a 28.8K modem.
> 
> Yes, and what about all the people using carrier pidgeon to download
> Postgres?  I think our documentation is neglecting this substantial
> and vital portion of our user community.

Never underestimate the bandwidth of a carrier pigeon with a flash
card tied to his leg. [1]

   "11-month-old bird armed with a 4GB memory stick... the carrier pigeon
   delivered 4GB of data 60 miles in a little over an hour"


[1] http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/Carrier-Pigeon-Officially-Beats-DSL-104393


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