On Wed, 11 Aug 2004, Gavin M. Roy wrote:
> Don't ya think pgsql-sql-windows is a bit overkill? It's not like pg's
> behavior re sql changes on windows.
hey, I'm just throwing out suggestions :) and .. agreed, that one would
be overkill ...
> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> On Wed, 11 Aug 2004, Josh Berkus wrote:
>>>> That's a different issue altogether though (perfectly valid though).
>>>> there a more appropriate way to split the existing groups perhaps? I'm
>>>> opposed to shifting the windows users onto a platform specific group
>>>> just because there's a lot of them. I'm not opposed to shifting them
>>>> we find there are lots of platform specific problems though.
>>> Well, unfortunately, at least 70% of the Windows users can be counted on
>>> to differentiate platform-specific issues from general ones. And given
>>> flakyness of the platform, I expect there to be continuous issues.
>>> Also, I'd
>>> really rather not have a 25-post thread on PGSQL-SQL discussing how
>>> breaks PostgreSQL.
>>> While there are other possible lists we could add, the advantage of
>>> PGSQL-WINDOWS is that it would attract a substantial portion of the new
>>> users, which, for example, a list named PGSQL-INSTALL might not.
>> I'm not ant-pgsql-windows, but I fear that the one thing you are trying to
>> avoid is going to happen if we do create it ... namely, all new windows
>> users will subscribe to that one list and post everything under the sun to
>> it, making that one list pretty useless :(
>> If anything, altho it might be long, let's do something like:
>> or something like that ... so that its not just the one list ...
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