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Re: Postgres v MySQL 5.0

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Lukas Kahwe Smith <smith(at)pooteeweet(dot)org>, usleepless(at)gmail(dot)com
Subject: Re: Postgres v MySQL 5.0
Date: 2006-11-11 00:26:36
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On Friday 10 November 2006 17:39, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> > Now the question is, do you guys really want to put in that much effort?
> > I am all for making as much things as easy as sensible. But imho
> > PostgreSQL is best served if you guys focus on what has distingished it
> > from MySQL. And that is providing a platform with superior SQL standards
> > completeness and compliance. And extensible framework that promotes user
> > choice over one size fits all defaults.
> I am still wondering why the PostgreSQL *community* is trying to compete
> with the MySQL *Corporation*.

Because the postresql *corporations* don't provide as many resources as the 
mysql *community* ?

Robert Treat
Build A Brighter LAMP :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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