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Re: Time to work on Press Release 8.0

From: Robby Russell <robby(at)planetargon(dot)com>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Time to work on Press Release 8.0
Date: 2004-08-14 01:10:54
Message-ID: 1092445854.2575.94.camel@vacant (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 2004-08-13 at 17:57, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> > In return we "hope" that the community will help take care of us, so we
> > can continue to provide these resources.
> > 
> > I am not saying that the project should go gone how about commercial 
> > products, but helping increase the visibility of major contributing
> > companies/products/projects will only HELP the community.
> 
> OK, now I understand your approach to the issue, and it brings up some
> interesting questions.
> 
> For companies doing consulting, training, support, etc. for PostgreSQL,
> there isn't any real conflict between the community development process
> and those companies. 

Exactly, this directly helps the community. It's how the Open Source
model proves to be successful

>  However, companies that provide proprietary
> add-ons can have conflicts because the functionality of their add-ons
> might later be provided by the community.
> 

This seems to have been the general theme of this whole thread. ;-) 

-Robby

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