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Re: High-Profile Advocacy

From: Rod Taylor <pg(at)rbt(dot)ca>
To: Donnacha Mac Gloinn <postgresql(dot)org(at)donnacha(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: High-Profile Advocacy
Date: 2004-06-22 23:31:26
Message-ID: 1087947085.86545.120.camel@jester (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-advocacy
On Tue, 2004-06-22 at 18:45, Donnacha Mac Gloinn wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Jun 2004 18:41:39 -0400, "Rod Taylor" <pg(at)rbt(dot)ca> said:
> > 
> > Funnily enough, lack of PostgreSQL support is the reason why we chose to
> > go with another BB software rather than vB. Maintenance of a MySQL
> > installation just for the BB software wasn't worth it.
> > 
> > So, whether they want to acknowledge it or not, they're not the best
> > product in their field for some.
> > 
> Which products do you consider better, which did you eventually settle
> upon and why?

The big one was the ability to integrate logins cleanly. Either via a
transactional interface OR (in this case) via a PostgreSQL view.

We're going to use phpbb and edit it to remove abilities like changing
logins & passwords, instead relying on other interfaces for this.

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