Tom Lane wrote:
> Andrew Dunstan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> So?  I don't follow why "run it as a service" isn't a sufficient answer,
> >> and indeed the preferred way to do it.
> > We don't know what the usage pattern is going to be on Windows - I think 
> > we need to keep it as flexible as possible consistent with good 
> > security.
> Sure, but I draw the line at running Postgres with admin privileges.
> "Flexibility is more important than security" is exactly the mindset
> that has gotten Microsoft into their current bed of nails.

Easy of use is also one of the reaons MS is so popular and on so many
computers.  I am not advocating we allow unsecure usage, but I am
pointing out that security and easy of use are important.

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