Re: announce: OraPIG, python wrappers for Oracle

From: DA Morgan <>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 16:43:48 -0700
Message-ID: <>

joel garry wrote:
> On May 27, 12:14 pm, wrote:

>> Since the message was not a commercial message or promoting
>> the sale of a product or service, I didn't feel that .marketplace
>> was the appropriate venue.  And, since I was especially trying
>> to say thanks to the denizens of .misc, I felt this was the
>> appropriate group.

> Yeah, one would think so, but the cdo hierarchy has suffered a lot of
> abuse, so pretty much anything like this, even announcing a free tool,
> is considered a commercial message. Personally I would like to
> consider an announce such as yours OK, but I'm in the minority, and I
> can certainly understand the majority view. Consider that people have
> attempted to spread malware in this manner, and some tools are just
> bogus.
> But I for one am glad to see tools like yours released.
> jg
> --
> is bogus.
> word: werrep

I am too and I hope there are more of them. But we can not post rules that say "these messages are ok and these are not." So if we say "no promotional messages" then we keep things black and white.

Daniel A. Morgan
Oracle Ace Director & Instructor
University of Washington (replace x with u to respond)
Puget Sound Oracle Users Group
Received on Tue May 27 2008 - 18:43:48 CDT

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