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Re: [pgsql-www] National community sites @ postgresql.org?

From: Susanne Ebrecht <miracee(at)miracee(dot)de>
To: Selena Deckelmann <selenamarie(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org,Nikolay Samokhvalov <samokhvalov(at)gmail(dot)com>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [pgsql-www] National community sites @ postgresql.org?
Date: 2008-05-16 18:14:38
Message-ID: 482DCF0E.8000007@miracee.de (view raw or flat)
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Selena Deckelmann schrieb:
> On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 2:20 AM, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> wrote:
>   
>> Am Mittwoch, 7. Mai 2008 schrieb Selena Deckelmann:
>>     
>>> One way to keep our community vibrant, relevant and authentic is to
>>> encourage communities to host their own stuff, on their own domains.
>>>       
>> Then again, most communities are too small that they don't have the skills and
>> resources to host their own stuff properly.
>>     
>
> I'm not saying we should get rid of the PUGS site --  it is a valuable
> resource. DNS-based redirection for language/regional-based  sites
> would be very useful. Especially in Nikolay's case.
>
> Those that have the resources, should continue to run their own sites.
>
> Here's the list of organizations, communities and user groups hosting
> their own sites (that I know of):
>
> JPUG - a non-profit corporation, not just a user community
> PgEU - same
> PgUS - same
> ITPUG - has formal governance
> Pg.IT
> Pg.PE (Peru)
> Pg.Brasil
> China (forums)
> PostgreSQLFr (France)
> PGUG (Germany)
>   

Selena,

please don't put countries to these PGUGs. For German and French I can 
say, they are language based and not country based. Looking into the 
German speaking group then you will find as much Austrians then Germans 
also you will find Belgians at the French speaking group.


> Grupo de Usuarios PostgreSQL de Venezuela
> NZPGUG (New Zealand)
> Pg.Gr (Greek)
> PgUK
>
> And then we have the Czech, Polish, and Turkish sites - I'm not sure
> who maintains those.  There's likely more!
>
> The .org role should be to provide an accurate directory that connects
> all the sites together.
>
> One of my goals for the PUG site is to encourage people to customize
> their portion of the site - so that they are less uniform, and more
> reflective of the personality of the groups. I haven't quite gotten
> there yet :)
>
> -selena
>
>
>
>   


-- 
Susanne Ebrecht
52066 Aachen, Germany

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