I understand that MySQL Corp is distancing itself from providing easy access to its source code, preferring to position it as value-added material for paying customers. At the same time the opensource Community Server project at MySQL has been languishing. All this at a time when MySQL is preparing for an IPO. See:
One of the precursor requirements for WordPress is MySQL. Doing a search on Postgres, for example, yield only two posts in the forum, neither of which actually has anything to do with Postgres. That’s not to say that someone isn’t using Postgres with WordPress, but only that there isn’t any documentation to prove an assertion, or to assist using Postgres (or some other open source data base).
I’m not saying that the Linux community has been lead down the garden path by MySQL, but is it not time to put a *fully* open source database like Postgres on an equal footing, for WordPress, as MySQL? Before it is too late?
I apologize if this is the wrong forum for this issue.
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