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Re: About PostgreSQL Weekly News

From: Justin Clift <justin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: Devrim GUNDUZ <devrim(at)tr(dot)net>,PostgreSQL Advocacy Mailing List <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: About PostgreSQL Weekly News
Date: 2003-01-23 04:10:07
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Robert Treat wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-01-22 at 15:20, Devrim GUNDUZ wrote:
> 
>>Hi all,
>>
>>As we know, every week, Robert posts a weekly report on PostgreSQL.
>>
>>What I will offer is to put them under advocacy
>>site.(advocacy.PostgreSQL.org/weekly ,or else) 
> 
> 
> Do you think that the newsletter is too technical for the advocacy
> target audience (whom I tend to think of as management types, not
> developer types). 

Yep, at present the Advocacy site is focused on presenting to CIOs, 
CTO's, CEOs, etc.  Until we have fleshed out a really good strategy for 
targetting the different needs of different groups, lets keep the 
Advocacy site targetted well for it's present audience.

> I was thinking it might be more appropriate to add
> them to the main postgresql site under the users lounge someplace.

We're looking to phase out the Users Lounge and move its pieces to the 
other subsites... part of an ongoing website rationalisation plan.

> (course I've been having a big enough headache trying to update the news
> code that I haven't bothered with this yet...)

Yep.  We really need to make each page be 1 field in the database, 
instead of multiple confusing fields that lead to the present difficulties.

> Also, the translators
> 
>>(including me) will translate them into our languages.
>>Then, we may post that announcement to local user group mailing lists.
>>
> I think that would be very cool. 

Yep, having a centralised place for the proper co-ordination of this 
would be cool, and then other mailing lists (not the main PostgreSQL 
ones) would be able to spread the info as desired.

:-)

Regards and best wishes,

Justin Clift


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