[plt-scheme] Re: Change the World

From: Geoffrey Knauth (geoff at knauth.org)
Date: Tue Mar 22 15:33:45 EST 2005

On Mar 22, 2005, at 10:18, Corey Sweeney wrote:
> There are a couple of sql connection implementations.  I've tried 
> them, but have found them hard to get working or implementation 
> specific (postgresql vs mysql).   And i worry about future "support" 
> of the bindings.

I do a lot of government work.  Although they're warming to using tools 
like PLT, the thing I hear over and over and over again is, if there 
isn't a company behind a product, free software or not, they won't 
touch it.  They need accountability for contracts and maintenance plans 
to have any meaning.  So if someone can come up with a business model 
to support profitably tools like PLT and other free software, that will 
help with adoption.  The government lags about 2-3 years behind the 
business community, because there are extra reviews, but it does come 

Geoffrey S. Knauth | http://knauth.org/gsk

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