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Re: Status: OSCON organization

From: "scott(dot)marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)ihs(dot)com>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>,<pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <janwieck(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Status: OSCON organization
Date: 2004-01-22 19:04:25
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It's a great convention, where mostly the geeks get together and get to 
know one another and learn.  Put on by O'Reilly:

http://conferences.oreillynet.com/os2004/

On Thu, 22 Jan 2004, Marc G. Fournier wrote:

> 
> When is OSCON?  If you can propose the replication one, I *might* be able
> to get Chris down to do the actual talk, since he has had experience on
> both sides ... depends on when it is ...
> 
> 
> On Thu, 22 Jan 2004, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 09:59:44AM -0800, elein wrote:
> > > I think it is important for you or Jan to do
> > > a replication tutorial.
> >
> > I'm not sure that Jan can do a tutorial on the actual replication
> > system -- he's never had to administer it (fortunately for him), just
> > fix some bugs in it (unfortunately for him).  I think if he does a
> > talk on this, it'll have to be on his currently-in-progress system
> > instead.  (I do think, however, that people at OSCON are way more
> > likely to want to talk to Jan than to talk to me.  I'm a miserably
> > bad programmer, so I'm not really in a position to talk about what
> > we're doing next except in the broadest terms.)
> >
> > > A talk (as opposed to a tutorial) on
> > > admin stuff would also be very pertinent
> > > since the feedback I am collecting
> > > indicates that people do not think
> > > that PostgreSQL is as easy to administer
> > > as it is.
> >
> > Yes; I was actually wondering what to talk about for 45 minutes.  The
> > wonder about Postgres is that it mostly runs itself when everything
> > is going along nicely.
> >
> > > Can you let me know when you know for
> > > sure what tutorial and talks you are
> > > going to propose?
> >
> > I can propse both of these, then, if you like, assuming someone
> > better isn't volunteering.  (There are many better, I'm sure, and
> > I'll happily step out of the way for others.)
> >
> > A
> >
> > --
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> > 		--Roger Brinner
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