Proprietary Sybase DBI/DBD module
anthonyjlucas at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 01:10:10 GMT 2012
But, why on earth would this go into a "standard perl distribution"? It doesn't sound very standard OR widely distributable.
You can't have it both ways...
No one is trying to be unwelcoming, It's just that we're getting 2 conflicting messages here.
From: Greg McCarroll <greg at mccarroll.org.uk>
Sender: london.pm-bounces at london.pm.org
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 23:00:45
To: London.pm Perl M\[ou\]ngers<london.pm at london.pm.org>
Reply-To: "London.pm Perl M\[ou\]ngers" <london.pm at london.pm.org>
Subject: Re: Proprietary Sybase DBI/DBD module
On 31 Oct 2012, at 20:40, DAVID HODGKINSON wrote:
> On 31 Oct 2012, at 20:00, Joel Bernstein <joel at fysh.org> wrote:
>> Not to be snarky but the answer here seems to be "yes, and what's your point?"
> Companies that make you buy their software (limited, free,
> development version notwithstanding, limiting the *client*
> systems you use out of what, fear that you might use their
> software more widely?
But do consider, loss of brand value/reputation as they can't properly test the client on every platform and one of their brand components is stability/reliability?
And I suspect most people deploying Sybase are going to tailor the OS/distro around it.
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