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Re: Time to start the PR machine

From: "Lance Obermeyer" <LObermey(at)pervasive(dot)com>
To: <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Time to start the PR machine
Date: 2005-08-30 20:43:05
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Not just a raw number, but a comparison to 7.x numbers (even if estimated).  

"PostgreSQL 8.0 enjoys growing user interest, generating over 1 million downloads in 6 months.  This compares with 300,000 over the first six months of the prior release, demonstrating the project's acceleration in the minds of database users."

-----Original Message-----
From: Josh Berkus [mailto:josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com]
Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2005 3:32 PM
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Lance Obermeyer
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Time to start the PR machine


Lance,

> Have we alerted the press about the number of 8.0.x downloads?  That is
> the most newsworthy item over the past 6 months.

Hmmm, you're thinking, include something about "over 1 million downloads" 
in the 8.1 release?   I like that.

--Josh

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