In Brazil this area is referred to as The Amazonas. I imagine in the surrounding Spanish speaking countries as well. That is the one that should be used for whatever boring purposes the government may have in the future.
Postgres is great. More of a "product" than MySQL. And options/choices are good. So I am glad to see stars align in the open source world. And great name!! I bet it will outclass MySQL in no time!
Seriously! I understand that generally government and police are retarded, but to try to use Microsoft for this is bad news. No skill, bad software, and no scruples. This is a match made is tax dollar waste hell.
Could not agree more. Thank you Iain.
Agreed! Less of a mess, more of a product.
Things little Twitter facilitate information and opinion exchange. Things people do naturally, and have always done essentially through talking. But Twitter (and the surrounding technology world) make it happen faster with wider reach. It allows the brain of humanity to become a little bit more "aware".
I would be stunned if this did not happen. What about the current Microsoft management and behavior would indicate that they would not pay bribes for business? In fact, is that not pretty much their entire business model at this point?
A series of strategically placed pits could take care of the walking-texters
Good to see things get more awesome over time. Good to see good innovation.
Totally with Linus on this one. Guy is blunt, terse and sans bu!!sh!t. I like it.