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Re: Fundraising

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: elein(at)varlena(dot)com, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Fundraising
Date: 2003-06-26 17:20:37
Message-ID: 200306261720.h5QHKbu03897@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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I have been lucky to get the convention sponsors to pay for all my
trips, but I am not sure that will always be true.  In fact, my LinuxTag
trip in July is being paid for by a PostgreSQL support company in
Germany because the sponsors don't have any money.

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Josh Berkus wrote:
> Elein,
> 
> > We should not have a use for advocacy $$$.
> > The only thing I can think of is for printing collateral,
> > however, web publishing should be adequate.
> 
> What about Trade Shows & conventions?   For example there was a major OSS 
> convention in Brazil last month, and they would have been thrilled to have a 
> member of the CORE there if we could have flown anyone.
> 
> Or, for that matter, printing CDs and brochures to hand/mail to the 
> press/conventioneers?  IME, they really, really like this stuff even if they 
> could just download it.
> 
> -- 
> Josh Berkus
> Aglio Database Solutions
> San Francisco
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