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Irresponsible actions

From: Omar Kilani <omar(at)tinysofa(dot)org>
To: PostgreSQL WWW Mailing List <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Subject: Irresponsible actions
Date: 2004-12-22 17:15:16
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Looks very much like this:

Despite this:

Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 16:03:46 +1100
From: Omar Kilani <omar(at)tinysofa(dot)org>
To: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Subject: Site is not ready for launch [Was: Re: Launch now???]

> *** With that in mind, unless there are any screams of objection I 
> will make the site live tomorrow AM (GMT). ***

Consider this a scream of objection. A half-finished site is *not* a 
site that's ready for launch. The site in its current state would 
reflect very poorly on PostgreSQL.


All the problems we mentioned in the above email, sans one fixed link, 
are still present.

Putting the site live as you did was not a wise move, as broken links 
are prevalent and in some cases entire sections were broken because you 
cut corners and did not allow time for testing. Making changes to CVS 
*just before you go live* is hardly a well thought out methodology. As a 
result of this, the documentation section was entirely broken.

I suggest that you heed objections in the future, if you write to the 
community seeking them.

Your actions are reckless, thoughtless and without consensus. Perhaps 
roles in the PostgreSQL web team need to be rethought, so that positions 
of responsibility are given only to those who are team players.

In the future, please, think before you do.

Omar Kilani
Emily Boyd


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