Subject Re: [Firebird-general] Firebird Marketing
Author Martijn Tonies
> I looked on this site:
> and saw that firebird was not mentioned. My first thought was "hey why
> not" but then I started thinking about marketing in general and there
> seems to be a great problem with getting Firebird to the masses which
> is marketing. In my humble opinion I feel that this is the single
> reason MySQL has the huge user base that it does.

Well, I've got some more reasons for you...

1) much older project (as open source) than Firebird

2) much larger marketing budget

3) user ignorance :-)

> Are there any plans on how to better market Firebird and increase it's
> popularity and user base?

Oh sure.

And anyone can help :-)

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
Database Workbench - developer tool for InterBase, Firebird, MySQL & MS SQL
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