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Re: The big MySQL spin

From: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
To: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: The big MySQL spin
Date: 2004-03-11 03:58:34
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Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au> writes:
> OMG.  Quotes like this just make me want to vomit:
>
> "While something like PostgreSQL or Berkeley DB are straight
> democracies," he explained, "MySQL -- and JBoss, to an extent -- are
> more akin to representative democracies, such we have here in the
> U.S. It's more efficient over the long haul."

I personally think Mr. Garry is wrong on both counts (PostgreSQL is
*not* a democracy, and neither is MySQL), but I'm not sure what it has
to do with us. An analyst has an opinion on a subjective matter, and
it happened to be reported in a news story. Big deal.

-Neil


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