On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 7:21 PM, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> wrote:
> I think a list of what's prohibited would be simpler:
> The purpose of Planet PostgreSQL is to provide useful news, ideas,
> technical information, and community discussion for members of the
> PostgreSQL community. It is not a medium for advertising commercial
> products and services; the community has other channels for that.
> Therefore, the following kinds of content are prohibited from Planet
> PostgreSQL, and may cause your blog to be removed from syndication if
> you post them:
> * Posts whose primary purpose is to advertise a commercial product,
> service, website, or event and lack substantial technical information or
> news of community interest;
> * Multiple and frequent posts which center around the same commercial
> product, service, event, or website with significant advertising content.
> Since the above evaluations are qualitative, here's some examples:
> BAD: Post announcing the launch of your new PostGIS-based website,
> without any real mention of PostGIS.
> GOOD: Post announcing the launch of your new PostGIS-based website, with
> a couple sentences about how it's based on PostGIS.
> BAD: 5 posts in a row about the new PostGIS website, all of which lack
> siginificant technical content.
> GOOD: Post about your commercial Postgres fork, how it differs from
> mainstream PostgreSQL, and why you'd want to use it.
> GOOD: Post about the technical challenges you overcame when developing
> your commercial Postgres fork.
> BAD: Post announcing the availability of version 3.5.641 of your
> commercial Postgres fork, with details copied directly from the press
I like that.
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