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Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Alternate PostgreSQL.org Design

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,"Alexey Borzov" <borz_off(at)cs(dot)msu(dot)su>,"Omar Kilani" <omar(at)tinysofa(dot)org>, <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Alternate PostgreSQL.org Design
Date: 2004-11-12 22:47:11
Message-ID: E7F85A1B5FF8D44C8A1AF6885BC9A0E4307116@ratbert.vale-housing.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-www-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org 
> [mailto:pgsql-www-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Bruce Momjian
> Sent: 12 November 2004 22:33
> To: josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com
> Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org; Alexey Borzov; Omar 
> Kilani; pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] [pgsql-www] Alternate 
> PostgreSQL.org Design
> 
> 
> Well, even if you take out the paid folks, PostgreSQL would 
> be doing a lot more than the www site is.  Remember we had no 
> paid guys for the first few years.

People have far more motivation to work on the server - that want to use
it's features. Most of us don't actually need to use the website.

> I am suggesting that we are not properly harnessing the 
> talent we have.
> That is a big part of the success in the code portion of the project.

<mutters>don't mention odbc, don't mention odbc, don't mention
odbc</mutters>

Seriously though, yes, I agree. We have more than enough talent here. As
Marc says, it just isn't glamourous work, or work that is liekly to
directly benefit any volunteers, other than perhaps the designers who
put their names at the bottom.

Regards, Dave.

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