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Re: Major features for 9.1

From: Joshua Tolley <eggyknap(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>,PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Major features for 9.1
Date: 2011-05-04 13:02:25
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On Mon, May 02, 2011 at 05:02:21PM +0100, Simon Riggs wrote:
> I'm betting that only about 10% of people that care about databases
> would know what SQL/MED is. Much better to say "Distributed Database
> (Read-only)", or similar.

At first glance, "distributed database" makes me think only of two-phase
commit, rather than SQL/MED. Perhaps it would be better to use words like
"management of external data" or "foreign data sources".

Joshua Tolley / eggyknap
End Point Corporation

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