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Re: Postgres idea list

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Postgres idea list
Date: 2002-06-26 00:56:43
Message-ID: 20020625215150.M20796-100000@mail1.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 25 Jun 2002, Greg Sabino Mullane wrote:

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> > Do people want an advocacy article written, like "How to choose a
> > database?"  I could do that.
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> That would be good, as would an updated "postgres vs mysql" article
> to point people towards. Or a "postgres myths debunked" page.
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> > Basically, I am open to ideas.  Would it help to fly me out to meet IT
> > leaders?  More books/articles?  What does it take?  What do successful
> > companies and open source projects do that works?
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> Since you asked, here are some ideas and thoughts I've been batting
> around:
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> 1. Start an advocacy mailing list, to help coordinate publicity, responses
> to mySQL FUD, ways to advertise, etc.

pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org has been around for >1year now ...

> 4. Fix the documentation. The interactive documentation on the website
> is particularly bad: try a search on "sequence", for example. The result
> is 65 matches, and each one a filename.

are you volunteering your time for this?

> 5. The website needs lots of improvement, on layout, navigation, and
> content. mySQL actually has this one right.

already being worked on by a group of programmers and web designers ...

> 6. Moderate the lists better. There is a lot of traffic in general that
> should be going to other lists. Keep all the high-volume, nitty-gritty
> stuff on hackers, away from everyday users looking for help.

again, are you volunteering your time for this?





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