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Just when you thought it was over.

On Fri, 5 May 2000, Mike Bilow wrote:

> I tried to be more polite than Ben Adida is on that page.  He writes:

You were. ;)
> The comments after his article are amazing.  Is MySQL a religion?  I am
> finally going to say, bluntly, that I can think of no legitimate reason
> why anyone would ever want to use MySQL: it has a funny non-free license,
> it lacks critically important features needed for almost any practical
> use, and there are alternatives such as PostgreSQL which do not share its
> substantial deficiencies.
> -- Mike

It's fast. Some situations this is key. You know my story, I know yours. I
don't see why you can't see it's useful in certain situations... something
to do with YOUR religion? <g>

Niall Kavanagh, niall at
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