On Sat, 24 Apr 2004, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> > > discuss it. Maybe this press release is that a company wants to
> > > sponsor a particular feature, but then after the press release it
> > > turns out that 9 out of 10 developers think the feature is stupid?
> > > How does that make us look?
> > Who cares? If the resultant patch isn't considered acceptable by the
> > community, it just won't get applied *shrug*
> I think the general public would care if we make press releases about
> features that don't end up happening. Plus, this could become a very
> popular method for companies to get free advertisement: claim you will
> sponsor X, get someone to make a PostgreSQL press release about it, and
> later, well, the X gets kind of lost somewhere.
'k, I think Josh just may have a weeeeee bit better judgement in that, at
least in whom he's going to work for ... and, quite frankly, that sort of
think would give more bad-karma to the company in question then gain ...
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