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

Doug_Newcomb at fws.gov Doug_Newcomb at fws.gov
Thu Jun 12 11:30:36 PDT 2003

With the native windows port of Postgresql 7.4 coming down the road, what
is the possibility that some kind soul will prepare a binary with PostGIS
bundled in?

Doug Newcomb

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
>setup of PostGIS was easier would there be fewer requests for MySQL?


Richard W. Greenwood, PLS
Greenwood Mapping, Inc.
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