On Thu, 13 Jul 2006 16:15:04 -0500 (EST)
Kris Jurka <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> The fact that the JDBC driver requires no compilation for anyone on any 
> platform is one reason for that.  Anyone can visit the website and be 
> working within minutes with no understanding of the build environment or 
> installation.  You drop the provided JAR file in your classpath and you 
> are done. The same cannot be said for pl/java.  Yes, it would be good if 
> there were packages for it, but it's very unlikely that pl/java will be 
> able to maintain up to date binary packages for every platform.

Wouldn't that be the job of the platform providers?  Certainly I would
expect NetBSD to make it available as a package, both source and
binary, on every platform they support as they do for the thousands of
other packages they deal with.

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