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Re: Purpose of the European PostgreSQL Group

From: Matteo Beccati <php(at)beccati(dot)com>
To: pgeu-general <pgeu-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Purpose of the European PostgreSQL Group
Date: 2008-01-14 10:34:27
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Dave Page wrote:
> Right - this is the key point to avoid the possibility of confusion or
> competition I was worried about. To clarify my thinking:
> - If there is a local user group, you must join that, which
> automatically gets you membership in PG-EU.
> - If there is no local group, you may join PG-EU directly.
> So, if you live in France, you can *only* join PostgreSQLFr, but in
> doing so, you also become a member of PG-EU.
> If you live in Portugal, you have no local group, therefore join PG-EU directly.
> I would then expect that PG-EU would help and encourage direct members
> to form their own regional groups in the long term.

I agree, my only concern being that people living in countries with a
local user group are required to pay, while others are not (if PG-EU
membership is free). To me, it's somewhat discouraging people to form
local groups.

My 2 euro-cents


Matteo Beccati

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