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Re: Rant to the guiding lights of Postgres

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: "Paul Smith" <iconpart(at)hotmail(dot)com>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Rant to the guiding lights of Postgres
Date: 2004-02-12 19:29:07
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> I am evaluating Postgres for an existing Java application. I already have 
> the app running with Oracle ($$$) and Sybase (oooold!) and I am trying to 
> convince my management that it is worth going fully open source. (We already 
> or the Win XP version of pg_dumpall? Clients do not use Linux boxes, they 
> use Wintel or Mac boxes. You do not have to like it, but ignoring them 
> doesn't make them go away.

What makes you think that these things aren't under development, or already 
exisiting?  Have you done any research at all, even asked questions on a 
mailing list?

This is an Open Source project, Paul.  If you really cared, you would offer to 
help, or at least ask for help, instead of posting a useless and 
poorly-researched rant.   Money, code, and other forms of assistance to get 
the features you want are welcome; desctructive criticism is a waste of 
everyone's time.

-Josh Berkus
 Aglio Database Solutions
 San Francisco

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