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Re: On what we want to support: travel?

From: Michael Dean <mdean(at)sourceview(dot)com>
To: Dan Langille <dan(at)langille(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: On what we want to support: travel?
Date: 2006-10-30 22:10:50
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Dan Langille wrote:
> On 30 Oct 2006 at 13:59, Michael Dean wrote:
>
>   
>> Andrew Sullivan wrote:
>>     
>>> On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 11:59:20AM -0700, Josh Berkus wrote:
>>>   
>>>       
>>>> So far, the consensus is that our priorities are as follows:
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> I don't see any consensus at all.  So far, almost everyone who has
>>> had anything to say about this is in fact a member of the funds
>>> group.  That makes me pretty uneasy.
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
>>>> I haven't seen any disagreement with that specific ranking of priorities, 
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> I have: we just had someone objecting to the very idea of either
>>> speaker subsidies or trade show booths.  And that was one of the only
>>> people who are not part of the funds group to speak.  
>>>
>>> A
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
>> When I made a suggestion to Josh Berkus that all of those things in 
>> priority 2 needed to be broken out, and when I suggested that the broad 
>> membership be given a chance to rank more highly specified items, and 
>> when I suggested that trade shows and booths be ranked as well, in terms 
>> of attendance, control and size, Josh summarily dismissed my suggestions 
>> aS BEING A WASTE OF TIME!  I was about to leave the group in disgust -- 
>> in the past I offered to buy space on the website, to write, etc. but 
>> his summary dismissal of what to me is just plain common sense made me 
>> mad!  I realize that everyone is a volunteer, but ...
>>     
>
> Micheal,
>
> Are you referring to this post?
>
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-advocacy/2006-10/msg00181.php
>
>   
no, since josh and i have had a series of disagreements over the last 
year, it was a private post to him.  Usually he posts my privates posts 
to the group, but this time he did not. 

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