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Re: one for our brag page

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, elein <elein(at)varlena(dot)com>,Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,Darcy Buskermolen <darcyb(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Subject: Re: one for our brag page
Date: 2006-09-26 06:32:00
Message-ID: 20060926063200.GR32192@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 08:50:04PM -0400, Robert Treat wrote:
> On Monday 25 September 2006 20:37, elein wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 11:51:30PM +0200, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > > > > > Safeway -- "A retail environment across 3000 servers for business
> > > > > > critical applications."

That's not too cluttered :)

Cheers,
D
> > > > > > Can someone list Safeway on the Featured User Pages?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I eked out a one liner description that is OK with Safeway.  It
> > > > > > would be nice to have a short description of the usage of
> > > >
> > > > PostgreSQL
> > > >
> > > > > > on the featured user pages so that we know a bit of what all of
> > > > > > these companies are using postgres for.
> > > > >
> > > > > So what are they using PG for (beyond the fuzzy business critical
> > > > > applications)?
> > > >
> > > > That is the public description of what we are doing.  I
> > > > cannot disclose the details other than we are also using
> > > > slony.  You are supposed to say "oooh! 3000 servers" and
> > > > forget to ask for details :)
> > >
> > > Well ,for the website we now pretty much have a plain listing (just the
> > > company name), a case study (but it doesn't seem they're ready for that,
> > > right?) or a quote (listed on a page and randomly rotated to the
> > > frontpage). Any chance you can get such a quote out of somebody who
> > > works there, that we can stick in the archive?
> > >
> > > (I've added them to the plain list)
> > >
> > > I'd certainly not mind seeing a more complete description for each
> > > company, but it'll certainly look weird if we add it for just one of
> > > them...
> >
> > I'm of the opinion that if we have a short description we should add it.
> > It will encourage others to have them too.
> >
> 
> We tried that with the first cut and rejected it as being too cluttered.  
> 
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