Oliver Elphick wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 22:03, Richard Huxton wrote:
> > This is a brief summary for people - Oliver is busy the next day/two and I'll
> > be out and about Friday, so I thought it might be sensible to get some notes
> > down.
> I'm still busy! and I'm going to Israel for a week, so here is only a
> brief addition to what Richard wrote.
> 1. I had several people come up to say thank you for PostgreSQL! I
> found that very encouraging and I want to pass the message on.
> 2. I had up to 10 people ask why they should choose Pg in preference to
> MySQL. My answer was: reliability, scalability, standards-compliance
> and no licensing issues.
> 3. Some people were, in effect, complaining that we weren't marketing Pg
> - "Why don't we see much in the press about PostgreSQL?" I pointed out
> that a wholly volunteer operation doesn't have a marketing budget. In
> this respect, Pg is in the same position as Debian. In either case, I
> think that we have to establish our position by technical excellence and
> not try to do things as the commercial competition does. However,
> additional publicity would certainly be welcome.
I hope SRA will get involved in international marketing of PostgreSQL
Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us
pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us | (610) 359-1001
+ If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road
+ Christ can be your backup. | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073
In response to
pgsql-advocacy by date
|Next:||From: Matthew T. O'Connor||Date: 2004-04-23 13:37:32|
|Subject: Re: [HACKERS] What can we learn from MySQL?|
|Previous:||From: Bruce Momjian||Date: 2004-04-23 13:03:13|
|Subject: Re: What can we learn from MySQL?|