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Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] win32 port getting popular

From: Tyler Mitchell <TMitchell(at)lignum(dot)com>
To: "Merlin Moncure" <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [pgsql-hackers-win32] win32 port getting popular
Date: 2004-05-27 15:55:54
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That's some amazing stats, Merlin.  I'm coming at Postgresql from the 
PostGIS spatial data add-on.  The availability of its capabilities on 
Win32 means that a very sizable chunk of geographic data managers will now 
have an alternative to the monopolized geographic data products market. 

All this postgresql work very exciting and I'm glad to be able to witness 
this turning point.  I suspect it is going to be quite a ride!


pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org wrote on 05/27/2004 08:36:50 AM:

> The binary win32 port has been downloaded over 3000 times since May 6,
> which averages to over 1000/week (and steadily increasing).  This is
> with no mention except for win32-hackers list and Bruce's win32 status
> page.  This is of course in addition to users who have compiled the
> database from source.
> Type in 'win32 native port' or 'win32 status page' into google, and
> Bruce's win32 status page comes up first or second (notice no mention of
> Postgres in search criteria).
> With NT having a as of yet pretty sizable chunk of the low/mid range
> server market, this is a pretty big deal...I'm pretty excited!  My
> personal experiences with it so far are extremely positive.
> Merlin
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