Postgres-XL's main focus is OLAP workloads. Buzzword: Big Data.
They both borrow code from each other. At some time in the future it's entirely possible that the two will merge.
i don't really see any feminist activities these days, only people blaming feminism for stuff.
Yes, it's currently in the "then they fight you" stage.
PulseAudio seems to be stable now
What that really means is "The ALSA drivers and distributions' default configurations seem to be stable now", much thanks to the hard work of the PulseAudio developers. With good drivers and properly configured, PulseAudio has been stable for a long time.
There is no royal road to geometry. -- Euclid