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Re: MySQL analysis

From: "Santiago Zarate" <santiago(at)santiagozarate(dot)com>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: "Bruce Momjian" <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, "PostgreSQL advocacy" <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Greg Sabino Mullane" <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
Subject: Re: MySQL analysis
Date: 2008-01-21 01:45:26
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It isnt a bad idea to add it to the main site... and as a plus people
that's memeber of a pug or have interesting discussions in their
locals lists, could also give opinions about it and expand the doc.

In my opinion, besides the money part... there should be also reasons
that make postgres a Non-buyable open source project...

Like: If anyone buys and the licence changes... i would start a
fork... pick up the free code and start a new branch along with other

2008/1/21, Joshua D. Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > I think this blog posting titled "Postgres is not for sale" by Greg
> > Sabino Mullane contains useful information for a lot of new people to
> > Postgres as it relates our project and the MySQL purchase:
> >
> >
> >
> > And it makes us look good.  Is there some way we should get this more
> > visibility?
> If Greg is willing it could be part of a larger why PostgreSQL document
> that imo could be on the main site under about/advantages or something
> like that.
> Joshua D. Drake
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