Re: Time to update list of contributors

From: Alvaro Herrera
Subject: Re: Time to update list of contributors
Date: ,
Msg-id: 20071128203844.GT5118@alvh.no-ip.org
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In response to: Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Josh Berkus)
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Time to update list of contributors  (Josh Berkus, )
 Re: Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
 Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Kris Jurka, )
  Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Magnus Hagander, )
   Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Kris Jurka, )
    Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Magnus Hagander, )
 Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Tom Lane, )
 Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Jaime Casanova", )
 Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Devrim GÜNDÜZ, )
  Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Magnus Hagander, )
   Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (NikhilS, )
 Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Pavan Deolasee", )
 Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Gregory Stark, )
  Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Gregory Stark, )
   Re: Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
    Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Gregory Stark, )
     Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Josh Berkus, )
      Re: Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
       Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Josh Berkus, )
        Re: Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
         Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Josh Berkus, )
          Re: Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
        Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Alvaro Herrera <-ip.org>, )
      Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Stefan Kaltenbrunner, )
      Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Alvaro Herrera <-ip.org>, )
       Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Magnus Hagander, )
        Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Josh Berkus, )
         Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Magnus Hagander, )
          Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Robert Treat, )
           Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Gregory Stark, )
            Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Magnus Hagander, )
             Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Gregory Stark, )
              Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Magnus Hagander, )
           Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Bruce Momjian, )
           Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Magnus Hagander, )
            Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Josh Berkus, )
             Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Kevin Hunter, )
              Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Robert Treat, )
 Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Dave Page, )
  Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Stefan Kaltenbrunner, )
   Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Dave Page, )
    Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
     Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Dave Page, )
      Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
       Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Dave Page, )
        Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
         Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Magnus Hagander, )
          Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
          Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Kevin Grittner", )
     Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Andrew Dunstan, )
      Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
       Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Andrew Dunstan, )
        Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
       Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Bruce Momjian, )
        Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Bruce Momjian, )
         Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
     Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Marc G. Fournier", )
      Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
      Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Stefan Kaltenbrunner, )
  Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Josh Berkus, )
 Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Magnus Hagander, )
  Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  (Robert Treat, )
 Re: [HACKERS] Time to update list of contributors  ("Joshua D. Drake", )
 Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Peter Eisentraut, )
  Re: Time to update list of contributors  (Magnus Hagander, )

Josh Berkus wrote:
> WWW,
> 
> > > Yeah, I assembled that list for FOSS.In.  In some countries, like
> > > India and Brazil, there's the perception that you have to be American
> > > to be an OSS contributor.  I'm trying to show people otherwise.
> >
> > Weird... considering how many of our contributors are not in the US.
> 
> Could we consider putting countries in the Contributors list at some point?  I 
> think it would encourage more people from outside the US to become 
> contributors.  Currently the project is imbalanced, with 2/3 of our users 
> outside the US (or more) and 1/2 our contributors inside the US.  A lot of 
> that has to do with employers, of course, but we should give all the 
> encouragement we can.

This also says to me that it could be more useful to display country of
origin instead of country where the developer is currently living (i.e.
Canada in Greg's case).

-- 
Alvaro Herrera                          Developer, http://www.PostgreSQL.org/
"No hay ausente sin culpa ni presente sin disculpa" (Prov. francés)



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