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Re: Re: [GENERAL] PostgreSQL articles

From: Joseph Shraibman <jks(at)selectacast(dot)net>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: [GENERAL] PostgreSQL articles
Date: 2001-08-14 23:24:59
Message-ID: 3B79B34B.1020309@selectacast.net (view raw or flat)
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Well I don't know how hard it is to moderate a slash site.  Moderation 
of a targabot is easy.

We also have an ad server that is pretty easy for an administrator to 
use, but at the moment it only sticks ads in outgoing mails.  The whole 
point of a targabot is that everything is rulebased, so ads could be 
delivered based on a user's profile, but I didn't specify a profile in 
my example.

I was thinking something really low volume, like the current announce 
list and the news page.  If you want something like dot.kde.org where 
they try and create real news for it all the time it could easily scale.

Based on the current announce list I didn't think the pg related 
software annoucements merited their own list.

Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Bruce Momjian writes:
> 
> 
>>I am CC'ing the docs list on this.  Sounds like a nice idea.
>>
>>
>>>If you want you could use a targabot so people could submit news itmes,
>>>then an administrator could come along and approve the good ones and
>>>delete the bad ones.  Then either frame a page on our server in the
>>>postgres site or just a link would do.
>>>
> 
> Sounds like a slashdot all about PostgreSQL.  Cool.  (Compare
> dot.kde.org.)
> 
> The only thing we'd need is a few "journalists" that would pretend to
> maintain this.
> 
> ...and someone to sell advertisements.
> 
> While we're at it, we need a freshmeat all about PostgreSQL as well.
> 
> 


-- 
Joseph Shraibman
jks(at)selectacast(dot)net
Increase signal to noise ratio.  http://www.targabot.com


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