neil at holsdev.vispa.com
Fri Jun 15 21:29:43 UTC 2007
On Fri, 15 Jun 2007 12:06:26 -0500
manchicken <manchicken at notsosoft.net> wrote:
> In Mandrake many things were complicated. In ubuntu you apt-get install
> postgresql-8.2 and you've got a working database when it's done. It's pretty
> simple. MySQL has a lot of standards issues including one I found today. It
> allows double-quotes in string literals. This is bad because as people
> develop for MySQL, and don't know this, their code is less portable.
> MySQL works, and if you like it, go for it. Just be careful to pay attention
> to standards, because MySQL doesn't seem to know or care what those standards
> are sometimes.
> ~ manchicken <><
I know about the double quotes in strings so I avoid that. Also (I am
running Kubuntu edgy) my version of postgresql is 8.1. I may well test
out your theory and see what happens.
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