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Re: THE Postgres WEB SITE

From: Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com>
To: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org, Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>, Peter Mount <petermount(at)it(dot)maidstone(dot)gov(dot)uk>, webmaster(at)postgresql(dot)org, Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>, Byron Nikolaidis <byron(dot)nikolaidis(at)home(dot)com>
Subject: Re: THE Postgres WEB SITE
Date: 1999-11-12 02:55:52
Message-ID: XFMail.991111215552.vev@michvhf.com (view raw or flat)
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On 12-Nov-99 The Hermit Hacker wrote:
> 
> Since I've never had to go looking before, I had never thought about
> it...but, that sort of stuff should be listed under the Software
> link...*shrug*  Vince, can you maybe add an 'Interfaces' link off of
> Software?

Actually I've already started putting this one together.

> 
> Also, while at it, the XShare link from the 'Info->Related Projects' is
> kinda dead ... :(  

Yeah, I see.  Wonder when that happened...

Vince.

> 
>  On Thu, 11 Nov 1999, Byron Nikolaidis wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Is it just me, or is it very difficult to find things on the Postgres
>> web site??
>> 
>> For example, I would like to download Pgaccess, or PgAdmin, or the JDBC
>> driver, yet there are no links that I can find to these things on the
>> web site?
>> 
>> If a person needs the odbc or jdbc driver, or *ANY* interface to the
>> Postgres database, one would think he should be able to find it (or
>> links to it) from the main Postgres site, right?   
>> 
>> Why put people through the aggravation of trying to hunt down drivers
>> and so forth?  We do want to attract users don't we?
>> 
>> I get at least 3 or 4 emails a day asking where the odbc driver is??? 
>> Usually it reads something like this one that I just got:
>> 
>> "Where can I get the latest Postgres ODBC client for windows? looked on
>> the 
>> website and only found linux binaries and source."
>> 
>> What's up with that?
>> 
>> Byron
>> 
> 
> Marc G. Fournier                   ICQ#7615664               IRC Nick: Scrappy
> Systems Administrator @ hub.org 
> primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org 
> 

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