[development] So why we do support postgresql?

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Wed Jan 16 00:44:04 UTC 2008

On Jan 15, 2008 7:23 PM, Karoly Negyesi <karoly at negyesi.net> wrote:

> > This discussion is pretty pointless. Dries has stated multiple times
> > that he wants to increase the number of supported databases. So doing a
> > Drupal release without full pgsql support is out of the question.
> And Dries has changed his mind about stuff more than once. He listens and
> can be convinced.

It is nice to be idealistic, but it is practical to be realistic. Once can
dream about many things, but the  means to such dreams tell you what can be

In this case, being database agnostic is the idealistic goal. The lack of
manpower for it to happen for one database is obviously limiting that one
database. So let us not talk about many more databases until we have the one
in question addressed.

> > So, I'd like to revert the idea: People who complain about postgres not
> > been tested and the release being late because of this should set up a
> > postgres DB and test Drupal on it. Can't be that hard.
> yeah but what about scratch your own itch? I have no business with
> postgresql .
Yes, turning the tables will not work on this one. Those who want it to
happen must make it happen.

Where are those who have business with PostgreSQL/MSSQL/Oracle/...etc.
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
2bits.com, Inc.
Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
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