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                     FIRST CALL FOR VOTES (of 2)
             unmoderated group comp.databases.postgresql

Newsgroups line:
comp.databases.postgresql   PGSQL Relational Database Management System.

Votes must be received by 23:59:59 UTC, 9 Apr 2005.

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RATIONALE: comp.databases.postgresql

To provide a Big-Eight usenet group for users of the PostgreSQL
Relational Database Management System.  Currently there are mailing
lists gated to the public pgsql.* hierarchy.  Issues with mailing
list gateways, and the much larger distribution of the Big-Eight
hierarchy make it extremely desirable to have a PostgreSQL group
in the Big Eight.

CHARTER: comp.databases.postgresql

The newsgroup comp.databases.postgresql is a usenet discussion group
for the PostgreSQL Relational Database Management System.  Topics
of discussion may include:

* General discussions of PostgreSQL.
* Assisting beginners in using the PostgreSQL Relational Database
  Management system.
* Help answer basic questions.

* Discussions pertaining to the administration, compilation
  and installation of PostgreSQL.
* Announcements of new versions of PostgreSQL, PostgreSQL
  related software, and documentation.
* Administration of PostgreSQL interfaces, including JDBC and ODBC.
* Administration and installation of the Contrib packages.
* Using PostgreSQL Point in Time Recovery.
* Startup scripts, or scripts that automate PostgreSQL related tasks.

* Programming using PostgreSQL.
* Developing with PostgreSQL interfaces, including JDBC and ODBC.

* PostgreSQL performance, benchmarking and related topics.
* How to use Replication in PostgreSQL.
* Hardware, Software configurations and recommendations for optimal
  PostgreSQL operation.  Examples are x86-64, NUMA, etc.

* Announcements of patches that fix vulnerabilities.
* PostgreSQL Best practices to design and keep PostgreSQL secure.
* SSH, SSL, and the Crypto Contrib packages.

* Normalization and theory as it applies to PostgreSQL.
* Transactions, Indices, Cursors, Triggers, and Nested Transactions.
* PostgreSQL specific topics such as Objects.



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Re: Vote on comp.databases.postgresql

I found a PostgreSQL newsgroup:


but there are almost no postings (aprox. 1 posting per month)

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