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Re: win32 users list (Re: Native Win32 port - PLEASE!)

From: "Jim Wilson" <jimw(at)kelcomaine(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: win32 users list (Re: Native Win32 port - PLEASE!)
Date: 2004-03-28 15:31:18
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David Garamond said:

> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >>>>So can I quietly beg the Win32 group to expedite this port. I believe
> >>>>you will be utterly astonished at the demand. Please.....
> >>
> >>Speaking of win32 port, do/will we need a win32 users list 
> >>(pgsql-win32)? MySQL has one. For now, I think such a list can assert to 
> >>the world that a native port exist (or will, very soon), plus as a help 
> >>forum for users who want to try building one (as the docs on building 
> >>the win32 port is nonexistant right now).
> > 
> > Seems we use win32-devel until we release 7.5, and after that, we could
> > use a separate list, or use the existing ports list.
> 
> I for one vote for win32 users having their own list as soon as 
> possible. I predict three things:
> 
> 1) there will be *lots* of them coming to -general (instead of to -novice);
> 2) there will be a surge of novice-oriented and MySQL-related posts in 
> -general;
> 3) the other members of the -general list will get annoyed enough that 
> eventually a win32-users list is set up.
> 
> So why go through the pain of #1 and #2 when we can go directly to #3 :-)
> 

So this is supposed an intelligent, non-annoying post?  Preemptive action to 
insure the protection of the sane and intelligent from the ravages of the
ignorant masses.  Yeah, uh-huh...right.

Best regards,

Jim



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