Sim Zacks wrote:
>> Anyway my suggestion to Sim is to read about each conference on the
>> respective conference websites:
> I read those, I was just confused as to why there were 2 conferences on
> the same topics one right after the other.
Because there are two different entities organizing them. Just like
there are 50 different Linux conferences around the world :).
> Someone mentioned that one is commercial and the other is
> not-for-profit, so someone might define PGCon as proprietary and say the
> postgresqlconference is open source, but that would start a flame war
> and would be inappropriate being that both of them are supporting open
Hmm I don't know that is appropriate actually. Commercial can certainly
benefit Open Source if direct ways. Look at CMD or EDB. PgCon has that
option should it choose to as well.
A more key difference is that the non-for-profit PostgreSQL Conference
series submits 100% of its proceeds to PostgreSQL via SPI.
> source software, and nobody is against making a profit
Of course not. I love profit :).
> Communists, and they're not against profit as long as the guy who worked
> hard to earn it doesn't get to keep it).
Ehh, not going to bite on this one. It sounds a bit trollish.
> In any case, I wanted to go to one of them, but I can't because one is
> on the weekend, which I can't attend, and the other ends late Friday
> afternoon, which is bad for me (but I'll have to wait until the schedule
> and costs are posted before I'll know for sure).
There is always PGday in July and August, plus West in October.
Joshua D. Drake
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