Subject Re: Create a registered user database
Author kevinarood
I'm surprised that I haven't seen any discussion on this. Does anyone have an opinion on


Kevin Rood

--- In, "kevinarood" <kevinarood@...> wrote:
> Hello all,
> Why not create a database of registered users of the Firebird database software?
> If the Windows installer asked users if they wanted to _optionally_ register as a user to
> receive periodic updates about the project (new versions, etc.) there might be a pleasant
> surprise of how many individuals would sign up. I think OpenOffice provides this option
> install of their product. Follow-up e-mails could mention benefits of becoming a
member of
> the foundation. This sort of registration would make some statistics about Firebird
> more distinct. Instead of X downloads, there would be X registered users.
> Obviously the database would be well protected so that someone could not spam it.
> Anyway, it was an idea I had and I wanted to pass it on.
> Thanks,
> Kevin