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Re: New News Entry

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,"Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,Devrim GUNDUZ <devrim(at)gunduz(dot)org>,PostgreSQL WWW Mailing List <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: New News Entry
Date: 2004-04-14 18:06:56
Message-ID: 20040414150628.T69932@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> Robert Treat wrote:
> > On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 13:45, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> > > On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > >
> > > > Devrim GUNDUZ wrote:
> > > > > News approved. Will appear in next site build.
> > > >
> > > > Oh, so everytime someone pays someone to develop a PostgreSQL feature,
> > > > it's a news item?  I'll have to remember that...
> > >
> > > Agree with Peter here ... are we going to see another news item when the
> > > feature is actually developed and added to the code?
> > >
> >
> > How about we drop it from the main page and instead I'll put a blurb in
> > the weekly news with the mention to contact Bruce/Core if your company
> > would like to help fund development. Once we get actual patches into CVS
> > for these features, we can add news items for them attributing
> > sponsorship of the feature to whomever funded it. This will also give us
> > some pre-buzz about upcoming features for the next release, but not ones
> > that are vaporware.
>
> I think it is a valid news item because it highlights (well known)
> companies funding PostgreSQL development.  Just ditch the feature list.

Agreed here too ... then it becomes no different then "SRA hires Bruce
Momjian" ... but, I think those doing the work should be mentioned as
well, no?

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