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Re: [GENERAL] PostgreSQL Certification

From: Erik Jones <erik(at)myemma(dot)com>
To: Lewis Cunningham <lewisc(at)rocketmail(dot)com>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, Ron Mayer <rm_pg(at)cheapcomplexdevices(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, Jean-Paul Argudo <jean-paul(at)argudo(dot)org>, Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] PostgreSQL Certification
Date: 2008-02-04 18:31:05
Message-ID: C8135090-3D77-493F-9FC2-9B1FA45C4CC1@myemma.com (view raw or flat)
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On Feb 4, 2008, at 11:55 AM, Lewis Cunningham wrote:

>
> --- "Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 04 Feb 2008 12:18:55 +0000
>> Gregory Stark <stark(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> wrote:
>>
>>> "Joshua D. Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> writes:
>>>
>>> I was going to suggest pruning the mailing lists down to just 3-4
>>> already. The last thing we need to be doing is creating new ones.
>>>
>>
>> I don't agree in the least, I was actually going to suggest we add
>> a
>> new one for relational design questions. I like many lists that are
>> contextually specific. IMO, general should be removed for example.
>>
>
> I'd like to have many lists also.  There are so many messages in
> general that I have a hard time keeping up.  I would like to be able
> to just pick and choose those topics that interest me.  Having one
> for design, one for PL programming, one for SQL, etc would be great.
> Sign up for those that interest you and ignore the rest.

The sole argument I'd have against that, and I think it's a good one,  
is that just seeing the plethora of different topics moving through  
pgsql-general has been a key factor to exposing me to new topics as  
well as having already seen the solutions to issues well before I've  
encountered them.

Erik Jones

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