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Re: Postgres v MySQL 5.0

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Lukas Kahwe Smith <smith(at)pooteeweet(dot)org>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, usleepless(at)gmail(dot)com
Subject: Re: Postgres v MySQL 5.0
Date: 2006-11-11 17:57:07
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Lists: pgsql-advocacy
> > have invested this initial time, you are more likely to spend the 
> > additional time/money to tweaks things once you hit a wall. But at that 
> > point you can actually afford to do so!
> > 
> Can you?
> /me points at drupal
> /me points at slashdot
> /me points at (a bunch of customers I have that have spent entirely too
> much money fixing mysql problems by porting to postgresql than they
> would have if they just did it right the first time)

To be fair to the MySQL comment, most of those problems are caused by
inept programmers, not MySQL itself. MySQL becomes a sympton at that

Joshua D. Drake

> Sincerely,
> Joshua D. Drake

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