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Re: This has *got* to be someone in our community

From: Shridhar Daithankar <shridhar_daithankar(at)myrealbox(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: This has *got* to be someone in our community
Date: 2003-12-15 07:52:56
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I remember there was a fair bit of tossing around when that directory got 
published.. There was an article on Newsforge(IIRC?) as well.

But that wasn't from pgsql advocacy though..


Josh Berkus wrote:

> Who is it?  'Fess up!
> "While Linux and the Web grew up together, the Linux desktop has also become 
> useful for print media. TeX, the typesetting computer language originally 
> developed on a DEC minicomputer in 1980, is alive and well on Linux. In 
> March, India's largest phone company used TeX and a PostgreSQL database to 
> turn out 400,000 copies of the two-volume telephone directory for 
> Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala province. The project, which had 
> required 50 people and six months' time using conventional print production 
> technology, was accomplished in four months by a smaller team using Linux. "

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