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Re: PostgreSQL Europe statutes : recap

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Hans-Juergen Schoenig <hs(at)cybertec(dot)at>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)gmail(dot)com>, damien clochard <damien(at)dalibo(dot)info>, pgeu-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL Europe statutes : recap
Date: 2008-01-21 16:22:21
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On Mon, 21 Jan 2008 17:13:29 +0100
Hans-Juergen Schoenig <hs(at)cybertec(dot)at> wrote:


> As I mentioned before - maybe we can simply reduce company influence  
> to an absolute minimum.
> I am also part of a PostgreSQL consulting company and I truly
> believe that our strongest argument for PostgreSQL is that PostgreSQL
> is not controlled by one single company.
> This gives customers a good choice and it gives security.
> 
> 	best regards,
> 
> 		hans

I thought I would provide a reference:

http://people.planetpostgresql.org/greg/index.php?/archives/120-Postgres-is-not-for-sale.html

*If* companies are members, members can effective "buy" PostgreSQL by
exerting influence over the various non profits and thus the resources
that PostgreSQL has. This is type of situation I am suggesting is not a
good one to get into.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake

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