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Re: Fundraising

From: elein <elein(at)varlena(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: elein(at)varlena(dot)com
Subject: Re: Fundraising
Date: 2003-06-26 16:56:58
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We should not have a use for advocacy $$$.
The only thing I can think of is for printing collateral,
however, web publishing should be adequate.

This is a non-profit, volunteer thing.  Many people
are anxious to "give back" in a lot of different ways.
Grass roots advocacy is the open source way. 
We need to keep providing techies, who know what
we can do, fodder to pull management toward PostgreSQL.

If we have gew-gaws like tshirts they should be
sold for cost.  (Hey, how about a button/pin
that says "PostgreSQL Advocate". )


On Wednesday 25 June 2003 23:03, Josh Berkus wrote:
> Hey,
> If we were able to raise funds for PostgreSQL advocacy, how would we use the 
> money?   Trade shows?  T-shirts?  Lobbying?  Feature development?
> Or would we not have a use for advocacy $$$?
> -- 
> Josh Berkus
> Aglio Database Solutions
> San Francisco
> ---------------------------(end of broadcast)---------------------------
> TIP 6: Have you searched our list archives?

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