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Re: User group liaison

From: "Benjamin Scherrey" <scherrey(at)proteus-tech(dot)com>
To: josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, "Selena Deckelmann" <selenamarie(at)gmail(dot)com>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Subject: Re: User group liaison
Date: 2008-01-17 18:21:41
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That would be me, Benjamin Scherrey, although I'd have staff performing the
translations and would have to handle any non-english verbal interviews. I'm
very happy to report there are even Thai translations for PostgreSQL books
now. Open Source has a large underground constituency here that we're trying
to tap into and move mainstream.

  -- Ben Scherrey

On Jan 18, 2008 1:16 AM, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> wrote:

> Benjamin,
> >     I think this is a great idea. In a similar light - I'd like to offer
> > my company's services as a media contact point for PostgreSQL in
> > Thailand and SE Asia (as appropriate). We're just now opening our new
> > offices in Bangkok (last year we got Reuters Software Thailand to deploy
> > their first SOA system on top of a PostgreSQL Slony cluster rather than
> > SQLServer) and have been pretty serious Postgres users since 1998. We
> > can be a media contact and translate any press releases into Thai,
> > Malay, Indonesian and/or Chinese (Singaporean). We expect to be
> > evangelizing PostgreSQL pretty heavily around here soon and are sponsors
> > of the first BarcampBangkok coming later this month. Please let me know
> > what we need to do.
> Cool!
> We're not really set up to use companies as Regional Contacts though.  Can
> you designate some individuals?
> --
> --Josh
> Josh Berkus
> PostgreSQL @ Sun
> San Francisco

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