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Re: [webmaster] clarification about donations to the PostgreSQL project

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Chris Hardie <chris(at)summersault(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Subject: Re: [webmaster] clarification about donations to the PostgreSQL project
Date: 2004-12-20 20:12:46
Message-ID: 200412202012.iBKKCk901202@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Chris Hardie wrote:
> 
> Hi.  We're interested in making a financial contribution to support the
> PostgreSQL project.  The content on the "donate" link from the front page
> of PostgreSQL.org (http://developer.postgresql.org/~scrappy/donate.html)
> seems to imply that donations sent there will be used exclusively to
> support bandwidth costs for the PostgreSQL website.  If that is truly the
> greatest financial need for the project then we can certainly be
> comfortable with contributing to it.  But you might consider providing
> additional donation opportunities for folks who want to support
> development work, evangelism, conferences, etc. in addition to those
> infrastructure costs.  I understand that the Foundation is being formed
> and that this may become clearer when that paperwork gets in order.
> 
> For now, what's the best method to donate to support the PostgreSQL
> project?

If you would like to fund more of the marketing efforts, the advocacy
list is the best location to do that.  Josh is usually around, though he
is during the holidays.  We are actually creating a non-profit to
receive such funds.

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