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Re: Press Release Party

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>,Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Press Release Party
Date: 2004-04-24 19:14:26
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Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> Actually, you are wrong here ... there have been several times where
> core has participated in the creation of a press release without
> discussing it in public first ... first one would probably be back in
> the Great Bridge days ...

The participation in the creation of a press release is not the same 
thing as issuing a press release in the name of the PostgreSQL project.

> A Press Release would be a dud if everyone know about it before it
> was released

No, the purpose of a press release is to inform a wider public that does 
not normally read the mailing lists.  The purpose is not to surprise 
your own community.

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