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Re: [#14748606] comp.databases.postgresql hierarchy

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [#14748606] comp.databases.postgresql hierarchy
Date: 2004-09-30 18:06:36
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> A different semi-legitimate reason for a cutoff is that, so far as I
> know, the comp.databases.postgresql newsgroups never went through the
> formal vote process to be recognized as legitimate mainstream
> newsgroups.  Back when I was a netnews administrator for CMU, it was
> common practice to refuse to carry groups that hadn't passed such a
> vote, and I imagine it still is.  I haven't heard that Google is getting
> strict about this (and they sure didn't mention it in their comments)
> but if they are then we don't have much of a leg to stand on.

If that's the case, then, they should inform us and we can start a campaign.   
But right now we're getting the brushoff and we need to get their attention.

BTW, how would we go about organizing a legitimacy vote?   Who votes on this?


Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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