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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2012. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 4th.


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View Poll Results: Database of the Year
DB2 5 1.30%
Drizzle 0 0%
EnterpriseDB 0 0%
Firebird 33 8.57%
MariaDB 34 8.83%
MySQL 154 40.00%
Oracle 8 2.08%
Percona 5 1.30%
PostgreSQL 93 24.16%
sqlite 53 13.77%
Voters: 385. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 02-04-2013, 03:01 PM   #61
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Stupid rules


well...

I think it's stupid to demand someone to make a post, even if it's a "dash", just to vote.

I think if someone creates a poll, the more people voting the better will be the result

I am sure that I don't want to waste my time trying to figure out why I cannot vote.

and yes.. I did a post and could not vote....

I think it's not polite to make such a statement

I will not be a better person if I vote, it will not bring me any advantage...

I *just* want to help promote Firebird, wich is a great product... but if it's too difficult (and I am the only one who can tell what *I* consider difficult) I will just give up...

best regards...
 
Old 02-04-2013, 03:14 PM   #62
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I am sure that I don't want to waste my time trying to figure out why I cannot vote.

and yes.. I did a post and could not vote....
You can't vote because the polls have already closed. The results will be announced momentarily.

--jeremy
 
Old 02-04-2013, 03:33 PM   #63
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You can't vote because the polls have already closed. The results will be announced momentarily.

--jeremy
Thanks for the info Jeremy...

But I did registered on Friday, I did a post earlier, can't remember the exact time right now...

anyway... It's already closed...

see you !
 
Old 02-04-2013, 06:17 PM   #64
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+1 Firebird
 
Old 02-10-2013, 03:42 PM   #65
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Just have a look and you'll notice many people registered just to vote for Firebird. I have nothing against Firebird, but it seems they were asked to, which makes for an unfair poll.
 
Old 02-10-2013, 03:43 PM   #66
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It didn't help them anyways =)
 
Old 02-10-2013, 03:45 PM   #67
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Heh , it's here http://www.firebirdnews.org/?p=8247
 
Old 02-10-2013, 04:03 PM   #68
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Just have a look and you'll notice many people registered just to vote for Firebird. I have nothing against Firebird, but it seems they were asked to, which makes for an unfair poll.
There's nothing unfair about that. Asking people to vote for <whatever> in <whichever poll> is a perfectly acceptable practice both on and off the Internet. Why, it even happens in politics ;-) People are still free to cast their vote for any candidate they choose, aren't they? Or not to cast their vote at all.

If I hadn't been "asked to vote" a number of years ago, I still wouldn't know that these polls existed. Would that have been more fair?
 
Old 02-10-2013, 05:42 PM   #69
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Maybe not unfair, but the results get disproportional, and we can't know what most users really prefer.
 
Old 05-28-2013, 12:00 AM   #70
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One more vote for Firebird.

Always will be free.
 
Old 01-28-2015, 02:31 PM   #71
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Firebird

Firebird
 
Old 01-29-2015, 12:06 AM   #72
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Firebird
LOL. You've made three posts since you joined. 1 so you could vote. 1 to vote for Firebird last year. And a 3rd to vote for Firebird this year. So lame that Firebird database is sooooooo desperate to make an inflated showing. Almost funny. Almost. If it weren't so pathetic.
 
Old 01-29-2015, 05:18 AM   #73
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LOL. You've made three posts since you joined. 1 so you could vote. 1 to vote for Firebird last year. And a 3rd to vote for Firebird this year. So lame that Firebird database is sooooooo desperate to make an inflated showing. Almost funny. Almost. If it weren't so pathetic.

Really, do not participate this Forum, and not with that their 'cute' attitude which I will participate.
 
Old 01-29-2015, 05:20 AM   #74
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LOL. You've made three posts since you joined. 1 so you could vote. 1 to vote for Firebird last year. And a 3rd to vote for Firebird this year. So lame that Firebird database is sooooooo desperate to make an inflated showing. Almost funny. Almost. If it weren't so pathetic.

This angry ... Lie on the road ...
 
Old 01-29-2015, 05:30 AM   #75
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LOL. You've made three posts since you joined. 1 so you could vote. 1 to vote for Firebird last year. And a 3rd to vote for Firebird this year. So lame that Firebird database is sooooooo desperate to make an inflated showing. Almost funny. Almost. If it weren't so pathetic.
The engagement of the Firebird community, bothers many people, but does not take away the merit of the tool and the community that surrounds it.
 
  


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