On Wed, 22 Dec 2004, Alexey Borzov wrote:
> Emily Boyd wrote:
>> Having *The PostgreSQL Global Development Group* saying "Merry Christmas"
>> to the international PostgreSQL community may be interpreted as culturally
>> insensitive, as it implies that the *entire* PostgreSQL Global Development
>> Group has this particular belief (which from a quick glance at the
>> locations and backgrounds of developers, seems unlikely), and that
>> *everyone* in the PostgreSQL community celebrates Christmas. Sure, maybe
>> only a minority will be offended, but is it worth the risk with such a
>> diverse, international community?
> There is another wrong implication that Christmas is celebrated Right Now.
> That's not the case in Russia and probably several other Orthodox countries
> where Christmas is celebrated on 7th of January.
> So I would be offended if I really cared (though I don't).
Even more, in Russia we have OLD NEW YEAR which is celebrated on 13th January.
Being buddhist (by nationality) I already celebrated 7th December :)
This discussion is prove that PostgreSQL project is really mature
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