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Re: PostgreSQL passes MySQL for Freshmeat Downloads

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Jonathan Fuerth <fuerth(at)sqlpower(dot)ca>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Gavin M(dot) Roy" <gmr(at)myyearbook(dot)com>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL passes MySQL for Freshmeat Downloads
Date: 2008-06-15 18:34:54
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Dave Page wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 5:16 PM, Jonathan Fuerth <fuerth(at)sqlpower(dot)ca> wrote:
>> Thanks for the clarification, Dave! I will poll the RSS feed instead
>> of the FTP directory listing. I'm going to assume every title in the
>> feed is a release number. This is true now; is it a safe assumption in
>> the medium-to-long run?
> Yeah, I think so. The purpose of that feed really is just for the
> version numbers.

Yes, that is the idea. The only real reason there is a text on the items
at all is that it's required for the feed to validate :-) It's there for
automatic scrpits to be able to rely on, so we're not going to change
the format of the title unless there's a *very* compelling reason.


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