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Re: Press Release Party

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Press Release Party
Date: 2004-04-23 16:33:36
Message-ID: 200404230933.36570.josh@agliodbs.com (view raw or flat)
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Peter,

> Another feature of a press release is that those in whose name it is
> made know what they are committing to.  If only, say, three people know
> what is going to be announced, then you can make the announcement in
> the name of those three people, but not in the name of "the PostgreSQL
> project".  Otherwise you're just lying.

Well, no, actually.    You've never worked with the PR department of a real 
company, have you?

> > Not everybody is involved in every patch that gets added to the code;
> > not everyone will be involved in every press release.
>
> You're wrong.  Everyone has a chance to review every patch and discuss
> every patch in public before it is released.

Precisely.   "has a chance".  This is that chance, so either participate or 
don't.   And if you choose not to participate, then don't complain later that 
you didn't get your say.

-- 
Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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