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Re: Proposal for a PostgreSQL Print Magazine

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: damien clochard <damien(at)dalibo(dot)info>
Cc: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, pgeu-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Proposal for a PostgreSQL Print Magazine
Date: 2011-03-09 22:01:46
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On Wed, 2011-03-09 at 22:51 +0100, damien clochard wrote:
> > 
> >> Most of the time, these users are happy with Postgres, they just
> >> want to know "what's up in the community" but they don't have time
> >> to follow the planet or hang on IRC... A paper mag could be a nice
> >> way to keep in touch with them.
> > 
> > In a similar vein, I confess I haven't kept up with the translations
> > of the PostgreSQL Weekly News.  I know it's translated into German
> > semi-automatically, but I'm blissfully (OK, maybe not blissfully, but
> > languidly) unaware of efforts in other common European languages.
> > 
> 
> It's translated in french (almost) every week and published on :
> 
> http://blog.postgresql.fr/
> 
> > 
> > Might you want to include a monthly (or quarterly, or however often
> > the magazine comes out) summary of the PostgreSQL Weekly News?
> > 
> 
> That would be great ! That's typically the kind of information i'd like
> to bring to the user base...
> 
> Actually i don't know why i didn't think of it earlier. Maybe it was too
> obvious :) The print magazine could be an aggregated/revamped/extended
> version of the PGWN ! We could also grab some content from the planet...

One of the things we considered for PostgreSQL Conference was actually
having speakers submit articles for the program, to make the program
more than just a throwaway item.

I think the idea of a PostgreSQL Magazine is a great idea.

JD


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