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Re: Ingres to be released as open source

From: Leandro Guimaraens Faria Corsetti Dutra <leandro(at)dutra(dot)fastmail(dot)fm>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Ingres to be released as open source
Date: 2004-05-25 17:35:52
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Em Tue, 25 May 2004 10:54:48 +0800, Christopher Kings-Lynne escreveu:

> Can we grab features from their codebase?

	No, and that's what's nice about copyleft.  It forbids code

	OTOH, it would be interesting to see some competition.  Ingres
could encroach in some current or prospective PostgreSQL users, and
perhaps force us to get back the *relational* QUEL.  That could
prepare us better for a relational future, now that there is a
proprietary RDBMS (Alphora Dataphor, even if using SQL under covers)
and at least one in development (by Alfredo Novoa).

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