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Re: Some comments on the marketing texts

From: Andrew Sullivan <andrew(at)libertyrms(dot)info>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Some comments on the marketing texts
Date: 2003-10-11 22:02:03
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On Fri, Oct 10, 2003 at 05:59:18PM -0400, Robert Treat wrote:
> 1) The target audience of the advocacy site is PHB's, not technical
> people. 

This, by the way, is Real Important.  Some of Peter's complaints
('world standard is meaningless because you don't know what the
comparison class is') are not things that would sway a PHB at all, in
my experience.  Indeed, I made _exactly_ that argument about a year
and a half ago, and was overruled by a PHB who thought it was good
sales copy.  (In case one wonders what has happened to the English


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