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Re: FOSDEM 2008 - Devroom and booth

From: Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: "Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum" <adsmail(at)wars-nicht(dot)de>
Cc: <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: FOSDEM 2008 - Devroom and booth
Date: 2007-12-01 10:59:20
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"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

  Gregory Stark
  Ask me about EnterpriseDB's On-Demand Production Tuning

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