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[Fwd: Writers Needed...]

From: Justin Clift <justin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Raull Trujillo <rtrujillo(at)metalsurfaces(dot)com>,Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: [Fwd: Writers Needed...]
Date: 2003-05-14 07:37:36
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Hi everyone,

Is there anyone here that has a serious interest in writing articles about PostgreSQL?

The O'Reilly group are looking for PostgreSQL articles, as are a few other places that have been in contact over the last few months.

You don't have to be fantastic at it, enthusiasm and the willingness to discuss things before they go into print are all that's needed.  :)

Really hoping that some people will get involved here, as we _need_ a lot more articles in the press... it generates mind-share for us.


Regards and best wishes,

Justin Clift

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Writers Needed...
Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 12:34:47 -0700
From: Raull Trujillo <rtrujillo(at)metalsurfaces(dot)com>
Reply-To: rtrujillo(at)metalsurfaces(dot)com
To: justin(at)postgresql(dot)org, dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org,	pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us

Hi Justin, Page and PGMan,

I picked up your e-mails from "" web-site.  Please excuse
me if this e-mail is a bothersome to you.  However, I didn't know to
whom I should submit this reply I received from O'Reilley.  I wrote to
them and received the following:


---Me: (Raul)
On Tuesday, May 13, 2003, at 10:24 US/Pacific, Raull Trujillo wrote:

I like reading the articles that come in this e-mail newsletter.  I like
reading about PHP, MySQL, Apache, C++, OpenBSD, Linux, etc.  I know the
focus is on Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Python, and Perl.  However, I see
very few articles on PostgreSQL.  Could there be a subject called Open
Source SQL and cover MySQL, PostgreSQL, along with other Open Source SQL
in general?  Just a suggestion.

----Him: (From O'Reilley)
You're right, we should find more PostgreSQL coverage.  I recently
revised our "What is LAMP?" article to be more inclusive:

I'm looking for more good database content and will keep my eyes open
for good Pg writers.  Do you know anyone who might be interested?

Thanks for the feedback,
-- c


Would this be something that somenone from PostgreSQL can address?  I
just want to see a bit more articles throughout the web on PostgreSQL.
The person's e-mail is: chromatic(at)oreilly(dot)com


Raul Trujillo
Jr Sys Admin
Metal Surfaces, Inc.

"My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those
who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the
first group; there was less competition there."
- Indira Gandhi


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