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Re: Unsupported 3rd-party solutions (Was: Few questions

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Csaba Nagy <nagy(at)ecircle-ag(dot)com>
Cc: Thomas Hallgren <thhal(at)mailblocks(dot)com>,Postgres general mailing list <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Unsupported 3rd-party solutions (Was: Few questions
Date: 2004-08-23 15:04:11
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Csaba Nagy wrote:
> Hi all,
> Bruce, if postgres is not a company and so on, why don't you open up the
> core development team to include some of the contributors who would like
> to include their product in the main distribution, and have a bundled
> product ? Cause a good data base is definitely not made up just by the
> core, but all the rest too. And I'm sure that there are many people out
> there who would use a PL/Java if they would find it in the main
> distribution, and that's all you have to do for this to happen: include
> it. Users of postgres are busy too, and some of them will never notice
> what they are missing.
> Now it's very clear to me that if all the extensions would be bundled,
> it would be too much, and that there's no "commitee" to steer what
> should go in or out... but then maybe a vote would help ? If the
> contributor wants it in the core, a vote of the interested would be
> quite relevant.

We are not adverse to someone taking the core db code, adding other
stuff, and making a new super distribution.

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