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Re: Open Sourcing pgManage

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,"PostgreSQL-development" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Open Sourcing pgManage
Date: 2003-11-05 08:38:40
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Dunstan [mailto:andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net] 
> Sent: 05 November 2003 00:53
> To: PostgreSQL-development
> Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Open Sourcing pgManage
> Andreas Pflug wrote:
> > pgAdmin is designed for a good interactive experience, which isn't 
> > achievable using web technologies. SSL connection is 
> supported, so on 
> > not-too-slow lines remote usage should be possible without security 
> > issues, or over a VPN (I'm working like this).
> > For web access, phpPGadmin should be usable; haven't tried so far.
> >
> I don't think any of this contradicts what Marc said.

Maybe not, but you can easily run pgAdmin remotely over X if you have a
need to run it locally on a remote server. I've done so a number of
times and found it quite usable on my cheapo DSL line at home.

> And, as Joshua pointed out it could with some work be made to 
> run as an applet, which would be very cool for, say, an ISP 
> to provide (nothing at all required for the user to install).

Yeah, I agree X is not a solution to that. phpPgAdmin is though...

> Don't get me wrong - pgadmin is cool - I especially recommend 
> it to my Windows oriented clients and colleagues who hate 
> using command lines.

Why not your Linux or FreeBSD oriented colleagues? It runs just as well
on those platforms.

Regards, Dave.


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