Re: Making it easier on translators

Owen Taylor <> writes:

> While I don't think I need to get involved here, I will briefly say
> that I agree with Martin 100% that it would be much better if we can
> use the existing MySQL setup than adding PostgreSQL.
> I'm not as certain as Martin that the MySQL authentication mechanism
> is very good, but I am sure that it is easier to maintain security for
> just MySQL then for two databases. And the same applies for backups,
> package updates, etc.

Well, I think it's #1 problem is that it is very hard to learn and that
many people do not understand how it works.

> However, if we really do need PostgreSQL, it shouldn't be a problem to
> install it.

Sure, if it's required to store the data, then we can of course install
PostgreSQL for it - it'll just be more work to maintain two database
servers than just one.

Martin Baulig (private) (work)

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