Re: Request for support for GIST enhancements

From: Oleg Bartunov <oleg(at)sai(dot)msu(dot)su>
To: Ron Mayer <rm_pg(at)cheapcomplexdevices(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Request for support for GIST enhancements
Date: 2005-06-09 20:13:14
Message-ID: Pine.GSO.4.62.0506100009280.20901@ra.sai.msu.su
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On Thu, 9 Jun 2005, Ron Mayer wrote:

> Bruce Momjian wrote:
>> Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>>> There is a couple of ways to do it. Paypal IMHO is not the way. One
>>> way would be to set up an escrow that was tied to specific milestones.
>>> Another would be to have an entity actually be the distribution point.
>>
>>
>> I have acted as a go-between before in this capacity. I do not
>> recommend a company in that role.
>
> In some cases it can be easier for a company when another company
> is involved because then there's someone who can deal with all
> the accounts payable & international money transfer stuff that
> would make my current CFO cringe.
>
> The guys that run PostGIS are contributing $2000 themselves
> and are willing to handle some of that paperwork for
> companies that want it.
> http://postgis.refractions.net/pipermail/postgis-users/2005-June/008294.html

It's very nice news ! In turn, I can say GiST recovery just passes first test.

>
> But yeah, in general I agree with Bruce that other than
> corporate paperwork reasons I'd rather go directly (with something
> like paypal) or through at least through the dev team.

I have account in citibank :), so I could accept money transfer. Please note,
no checks !

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Oleg
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