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Re: Advertising standards WAS: Vote on Windows ...

From: Santiago Zarate <santiago(at)zarate(dot)net(dot)ve>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Advertising standards WAS: Vote on Windows ...
Date: 2009-07-13 08:58:25
Message-ID: 4A5AF731.7000304@zarate.net.ve (view raw or flat)
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So literally... we're going to have another annoying thread... with 
interesting (and important) stuff... But i guess there should be a list 
-policy or so... so all stuff related... is redirected there... would 
make it easier for people interested (or not) read (or not) what's of 
their interest.

Simon Riggs escribió:
> On Sat, 2009-07-11 at 11:20 -0700, Josh Berkus wrote:
> 
>> Rob Napier is correct in pointing out that we don't have clear standards 
>> for this.  They'd be very hard to write due to the need to balance value 
>> provided because of the above.
> 
> Again, why is it very hard to write standards that concern installers,
> yet 2 weeks ago you yourself proposed (on the www list) that we write a
> new policy for training companies? Both Dave and yourself are clearly
> arguing there for policies and controls.
> 
> Let's have a policy (or group or other mechanism) that includes
> *everybody* and lets's ensure that people closely associated with the
> companies involved are not the ones making the decisions that their
> companies benefit from. (Would you expect CertFirst to be the moderator
> of the new training policy?)
> 
> Perhaps there *is* a need to "balance value", perhaps not. If there is,
> it cannot be left up to the people providing things to decide the value
> of them.
> 
> We cannot ignore the significant majority of people that have voted that
> they want to see an alternative to the current links. There are many
> people watching and waiting for some action, not reasons why nothing can
> be done. 
> 
> (I personally would not stand for election to any policy group.)
> 

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