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Regional Contacts Wanted

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: translators(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Regional Contacts Wanted
Date: 2003-09-16 19:12:30
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For the upcoming 7.4 release, I'd like to have designated regional contacts 
from as many places as possible.   For those of you who are already 
translators, you can be a translator *and* a regional contact, or not, as you 

People have already effectively volunteered for the US, Germany, Brazil, 
Argentina, Australia, and French-speaking-Europe.  We could use help in lots 
of other areas.

If you volunteer, your first job will be gathering press contacts from your 
country.  Other things we'd like you to do, as you have time, are:

PostgreSQL Advocacy Regional Contacts
I. Regional Press
	A. Help arrange translation of press releases and other Advocacy
	B. Maintain a list of local/regional/language press contacts
	C. Answer or forward questions from the local/regional/language press
	D. Work with the PostgreSQL "Master of Ceremonies" to staff interviews
		 in your area
	E. Keep up to date on PostgreSQL developments so that you can be
		knowlegable for the above, including participating actively
		on the pgsql-advocacy list.
II. Community Building
	A. Solicit users in your area/language
	B. Create and admin a mailing list when you have enough people.
	C. When you have even more people, add a web page and/or
		start a PostgreSQL user's group.
III. Community Liason
	A. Find user's groups, conventions, and other local events and groups
		which are related to PostgreSQL
	B. Work with the "Master of Ceremonies" to do PostgreSQL outreach
		to these groups and events.
Time expected: 5-12 hours per month.

-Josh Berkus
 Aglio Database Solutions
 San Francisco


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