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Re: Welcome Regional Contacts!

From: Aleksander Kmetec <aleksander(dot)kmetec(at)intera(dot)si>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Welcome Regional Contacts!
Date: 2003-09-26 05:24:28
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I've been busy translating psql for the last few days, so I didn't have
a chance to work on the press release yet. It should be ready by Monday,

We are also working on our PostgreSQL website. I'll announce the address
when it's finished - I hope it's in time for 7.4.


Josh Berkus wrote:

> Howdy, people.
> Please find attached the list of Regional Contacts I have so far.   Please 
> alert me immediately if I'm missing someone or I've got the wrong country or 
> contact.
> So far, we have translations for the press release into: Hungarian, Italian, 
> Spanish, Brazilian, Romanian, German and French.   Presumably Japanese & 
> Turkish have not been sent to me due to Unicode issues, yes?   Aleksander, 
> Dennis, Jussi, this means that if you want to distribute the press release in 
> your native languages, you'll need to translate it.   I'll send it in the 
> next e-mail.
> First thing, though, is for each of you to decide whether or not you can put 
> togther at least a short list of local technology press contacts in the next 
> two weeks.   If not, you should probably skip the rest of this process, as 
> there's no point in slaving over translations if you're not going to send 
> them out.
> It looks like 7.4 will (finally!) become reality within the next couple of 
> weeks.
> Second thing is for each of you to send me your contact information as you 
> want it to appear on the press release.   While you will be responsible for 
> actually sending out the release to your own lists, we will also be posting a 
> master list on the web for press to refer to.  Ideally, we would like a 
> daytime (your local daytime) phone number as well as e-mail since reporters 
> like to confirm things by phone.  I do realise that some of you can't do 
> this, though.
> Finally, I will be posting a second item to translate, so I will be adding a 
> few of you to the translators mailing list.   That second item is a "7.4 
> Press Kit" to put on the web.  Look for it, as we will need to get it up on 
> the web page.
> Also:  Who has their own, regional, PostgreSQL web site?   I'm pretty sure 
> there are some in Japanese, Turkish & Brazilian.  Anyone else?   If so, we'll 
> be giving you the web stuff to go on your site.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Japan
> Chris Phelan <chris(at)vanten(dot)com>
> Germany & German-speaking Europe:
> Cornelia or Anastasos or Michael; TBA
> India:
> "Shridhar Daithankar" <shridhar_daithankar(at)persistent(dot)co(dot)in>
> Sweden:
> Dennis Bjorklund <db(at)zigo(dot)dhs(dot)org>
> Finland:
> Jussi Mikkola <jussi(dot)mikkola(at)bonware(dot)com>
> Romania:
> Adrian Maier <am(at)fx(dot)ro>
> Chile:
> Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
> Slovenia:
> Aleksander Kmetec <aleksander(dot)kmetec(at)intera(dot)si>
> Turkey:
> Devrim GUNDUZ <devrim(at)gunduz(dot)org>
> Hungary:
> Hornyak Laszlo <kocka(at)tigrasoft(dot)hu>
> France & French-Speaking Europe:
> Francois Suter <dba(at)paragraf(dot)ch>
> Argentina:
> Christian Kokuri <ckuroki(at)dbas(dot)com(dot)ar>
> Brazil:
> Diogo Biazus <diogo(at)ikono(dot)com(dot)br>
> Italy:
> Stefano Reksten <sreksten(at)sdb(dot)it>
> Australia:
> Justin Clift <justin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> USA:
> Josh Berkus <josh(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> Bruce Momjian
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
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