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Re: PostgreSQL.Org (was: PostgreSQL Conference Fal l 2007)

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL.Org (was: PostgreSQL Conference Fal l 2007)
Date: 2007-08-31 13:21:52
Message-ID: 46D815F0.1010909@commandprompt.com (view raw or flat)
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Dave Page wrote:
> Andrew Sullivan wrote:
>> I don't think we need to get all
>> PostgreSQL-certified on people.  
> 
> So you'd be happy for *anyone* to organise an event and advertise it as
> an official PGDG event? We already know there are unscrupulous training
> companies out there that are happy to use extremely questionable methods
> to make a few quid. It's no real stretch for them or other companies to
> put on a conference (or claim to).
> 
>> Who would do the certification?
> 
> I'm not suggesting 'certification'. Just that -advocacy is happy to give
> any given event an OK to bill themselves as an official conference. It's
> a transparent forum, and includes a bunch of people who would know
> immediately that there's not going to be any reason to object in most
> cases because it's someone we know pitching the event.

I think this is reasonable "if" we have a reasonable set of guidelines.
Similar to how we set forth the presence for booths.

Which reminds me that needs to get up on the wiki.

Joshua D. Drake

> 
> Regards, Dave
> 
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