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Re: Press Release Party

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Press Release Party
Date: 2004-04-23 16:33:36
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> Another feature of a press release is that those in whose name it is
> made know what they are committing to.  If only, say, three people know
> what is going to be announced, then you can make the announcement in
> the name of those three people, but not in the name of "the PostgreSQL
> project".  Otherwise you're just lying.

Well, no, actually.    You've never worked with the PR department of a real 
company, have you?

> > Not everybody is involved in every patch that gets added to the code;
> > not everyone will be involved in every press release.
> You're wrong.  Everyone has a chance to review every patch and discuss
> every patch in public before it is released.

Precisely.   "has a chance".  This is that chance, so either participate or 
don't.   And if you choose not to participate, then don't complain later that 
you didn't get your say.

Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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