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Re: On what we want to support: travel?

From: Darcy Buskermolen <darcyb(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
Subject: Re: On what we want to support: travel?
Date: 2006-10-27 16:01:03
Message-ID: 200610270901.03800.darcyb@commandprompt.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thursday 26 October 2006 16:26, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> > I appreciate the views of those who are part of the funds group, and
> > I think it's excellent that they make their views known here, too.
> > But I'm a little concerned that the _only_ people we've heard from so
> > far are people who will be held responsible for disbursing the money.
> > Is no-one else in the community interested in this issue?
>
> It surprised me to notice that there appears to be no interest in
> funding developers.

I'd rather see it fund specific features rather than specific developers. In 
the same way I think it would be acceptable for developers to make a propsal 
to request funds to deal with specific todo's.

>
> I travel occasionally to talk in nearby countries, but the inviter has
> to pay the fares.  Only once I had to refuse because they didn't have
> the money.

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Darcy Buskermolen
The PostgreSQL company, Command Prompt Inc.

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