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Re: Request for support for GIST enhancements

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>,Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>,PostgreSQL advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Request for support for GIST enhancements
Date: 2005-06-09 02:11:57
Message-ID: 200506090211.j592BvF12539@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> Christopher Kings-Lynne wrote:
> > We had a lot of interest in sponsoring this before, can we get support 
> > up again?  How do we fundraise for this feature?  Can we set up some 
> > sort of paypal thing on postgresql.org?  I for one am willing to donate 
> > some of the proceeds of some current paid phpPgAdmin work (assuming the 
> > other devs don't mind :) )
> 
> There is a couple of ways to do it. Paypal IMHO is not the way. One
> way would be to set up an escrow that was tied to specific milestones.
> Another would be to have an entity actually be the distribution point.

I have acted as a go-between before in this capacity.  I do not
recommend a company in that role.

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