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Re: www.postgresql.org

From: Philip Hallstrom <philip(at)adhesivemedia(dot)com>
To: Medi Montaseri <medi(dot)montaseri(at)intransa(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL General <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>,PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: www.postgresql.org
Date: 2003-01-06 19:53:06
Message-ID: 20030106115005.B47876-100000@cypress.adhesivemedia.com (view raw or flat)
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Seems like we should let the core developers decide... perhaps they could
create a small (3 peson) "ad board" that would decide...

I agree it would be nicer not to have them and if everyone donated, but
not everyone does, so if this helps offset costs, I'm all for it...

-philip

On Mon, 6 Jan 2003, Medi Montaseri wrote:

> I don't like ads....
>
> How about a vote....
>
> The problem with Ads is who gets to decide what goes....where do we darw
> the lines,
> And all that greed vs solution for the sake of solution comes in...
> The Operating Expenses needs to be solved a different way....including
> tax deductable
> contributioins....
>
> Josh Berkus wrote:
>
> >Folks,
> >
> >
> >
> >>There were always ads on the mirror page at www.postgresql.org -- but I
> >>agree with you that the presence of ads in any form is not ideal. I
> >>raised the issue on -hackers yesterday, and it's being discussed ATM...
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Personally, I'm in favor of ads if it is needed to offset the cost of hosting,
> >and as long as the advertisers are companies which support Open Source.
> >
> >In fact, I was thinking of buying an ad myself.
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
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