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Re: [HACKERS] Mapping Oracle types to PostgreSQL types

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Justin Clift <justin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: jm(at)poure(dot)com, Bruno LEVEQUE <bruno(dot)leveque(at)net6d(dot)com>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org,Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,Vincent Harcq <vha(at)audaxis(dot)com>, Jean-Paul ARGUDO <jpargudo(at)free(dot)fr>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Mapping Oracle types to PostgreSQL types
Date: 2003-10-21 19:50:52
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Justin Clift wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Jorg Janke (the "main" Compiere person) and I had a brief dicussion last 
> year.
> Pretty much he asked if PostgreSQL (either the company and/or the 
> community) would be interested in _making PostgreSQL compatible with 
> Compiere_ or if not, then how about we and _make and maintain_ a fork of 
> PostgreSQL that did the right kind of transaction support to work 
> Compiere.  The return for doing that would have been for PostgreSQL to 
> the be Compiere "default" (recommended) database.

It is hard to understand that if he is willing to make PostgreSQL the
default for Compiere, why he would refuse to include any changes to
allow Oracle and PostgreSQL to both work.

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