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Re: FOSDEM 2008 - Devroom and booth

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, "Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum" <adsmail(at)wars-nicht(dot)de>
Subject: Re: FOSDEM 2008 - Devroom and booth
Date: 2007-12-01 14:42:57
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On Saturday 01 December 2007 05:59, Gregory Stark wrote:
> "Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum" <adsmail(at)wars-nicht(dot)de> writes:
> > We have around 9 slots to fill, a bit more, if we have some 15 min
> > talks. Update me please, if you want to give another talk.
> Will MySQL be there? I wonder if we could get someone from each side and do
> a MySQL v Postgres shootout. Perhaps in the form of some kind of academic
> debate or something with 30s per side back and forth...
> It would be terrible from a traditional marketing point of view (it would
> end up being mostly "look at all the terrible things the other guy does").
> But I'm sure it would be a crowd pleaser and it's the kind of thing Open
> Source can do openly in good humour that proprietary software does with
> malice behind closed doors.

AIUI,  Susanne Ebrecht will be there, does she count? :-)

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

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