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Re: 7.4 Press Release -- Draft #3

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com
Cc: Sean Chittenden <sean(at)chittenden(dot)org>,Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,Darcy Buskermolen <darcy(at)wavefire(dot)com>, Rod Taylor <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca>,Gavin Sherry <swm(at)linuxworld(dot)com(dot)au>,Postgresql Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: 7.4 Press Release -- Draft #3
Date: 2003-07-22 18:49:14
Message-ID: 200307221849.h6MInEg10439@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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There is a guy at the St. Louis Federal Reserve that uses PostgreSQL a
lot.  I met him at O'Reilly, and he was there last year too.  His last
name was Malloney.  I think this is the page:

	http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/

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Josh Berkus wrote:
> Sean,
> 
> > Alright, then off the record, what'd they say?  -sc
> 
> An employee at one Federal Reserve Bank was very enthusiastic about the new 
> TSearch features.   However, he does not speak for that FSB or even for his 
> department, so we can't really use the quote.
> 
> Bummer :-(
> 
> This is a continuous problem with getting quotes for PostgreSQL.  Lots of 
> large corporations and gov't agencies use it, but nobody wants to hassle with 
> their legal department in order to get clearance for a quote.
> 
> Mind you, this isn't just us ... proprietary software companies run into the 
> same thing.  Unlike us, though, they can offer discounts or free services in 
> exchange for quotability.
> 
> Suggestions, anyone?
> 
> -- 
> -Josh Berkus
>  Aglio Database Solutions
>  San Francisco
> 
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