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Re: Sun and open source, where is postgresql ?

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Sun and open source, where is postgresql ?
Date: 2007-12-08 12:16:33
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Josh Berkus wrote:
> Oleg Bartunov wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> just read "Getting Paid to Develop"
>> http://blogs.sun.com/webmink/entry/getting_paid_to_develop
>> that Sun will pay open-source developers.
>> "This year's participants include OpenSolaris, GlassFish, OpenJDK, 
>> OpenSPARC, NetBeans, and OpenOffice.org."
>>
>> Where is PostgreSQL ?
> 
> Or GNOME, or X.org?  I'm not sure exactly how the list of applications 
> was chosen.  Possibly it was primarily projects which didn't get into 
> Google SoC.  Or ones which have active Indian communities.

Update on this.  Apparently there were legal reasons why the set of 
projects for the first year had to be projects which are run by Sun.  If 
the program goes well, maybe we'll be involved next year.

--Josh


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