[postgis-users] Re: [Mapserver-users] MySQL Version 4.1.0-alpha

Richard Greenwood Rich at GreenwoodMap.com
Thu Jun 12 11:03:37 PDT 2003

At 04:29 PM 6/11/2003 -0700, David Blasby wrote:

>This is actually an outcome of the Mapserver Users Meeting - I got tired 
>of people asking me if we were going to be supporting mySQL.  Now that 
>mySQL 4.1.0 allows support for sub-selects, it looks like a connector is 
>possible.  With the features promised in 5.0, it looks like mySQL will be 
>a "real" database!

I commend your willingness to tackle MySQL, but I wonder why there are so 
many requests for MySQL. Could it be largely from people seeking a windows 
platform? Right now getting PostGIS going on windows is a chore. If windows 
setup of PostGIS was easier would there be fewer requests for MySQL?


Richard W. Greenwood, PLS
Greenwood Mapping, Inc.
Rich at GreenwoodMap.com
(307) 733-0203

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