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Re: [GENERAL] www.postgresql.org

From: "Gavin M(dot) Roy" <gmr(at)justsportsusa(dot)com>
To: PostgreSQL General <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] www.postgresql.org
Date: 2003-01-06 20:05:17
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I would be more than happy to pay into a paypal or some other account to 
cover hosting costs for the www.postgresql.org site.  I'm sure many 
others would feel the same way.

Cheers,
Gavin

Ewald Geschwinde wrote:

> Ok we vote and that who vote against it are paying the costs
> no problem from that point of view
>
>
> And with that opinion: "other sites don't have banners"
> www.postgresql.org is no other site.
> If we can improve webpages with the income of the ads why not.
> All talk about marketing ... ADS ARE SOME KIND OF MARKETING
>
> It's an honor that someone wants to place ads on a site cause then the 
> site is viewed by many people.
>
> regards Ewald
>
>
> Medi Montaseri schrieb:
>
>> I don't like ads....
>>
>> How about a vote....
>>
>> The problem with Ads is who gets to decide what goes....where do we 
>> darw the lines,
>> And all that greed vs solution for the sake of solution comes in...
>> The Operating Expenses needs to be solved a different 
>> way....including tax deductable
>> contributioins....
>>
>> Josh Berkus wrote:
>>
>>> Folks,
>>>
>>>  
>>>
>>>> There were always ads on the mirror page at www.postgresql.org -- 
>>>> but I
>>>> agree with you that the presence of ads in any form is not ideal. I
>>>> raised the issue on -hackers yesterday, and it's being discussed 
>>>> ATM...
>>>>   
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Personally, I'm in favor of ads if it is needed to offset the cost 
>>> of hosting, and as long as the advertisers are companies which 
>>> support Open Source.
>>>
>>> In fact, I was thinking of buying an ad myself.
>>>
>>>  
>>>
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