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Re: How Do You Pronounce "PostgreSQL"?

From: "David Lloyd-Jones" <david(dot)lloyd-jones(at)attcanada(dot)ca>
To: "Mitch Vincent" <mitch(at)venux(dot)net>, "PostgreSQL HACKERS" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: How Do You Pronounce "PostgreSQL"?
Date: 2000-08-27 08:20:55
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From: "Mitch Vincent" <mitch(at)venux(dot)net>

> When someone asks me what RDBMS our company uses for most projects and I
say
> post-gray 'Es Queue El' everyone always says "Huh? Post-what?"
>
> I love the product but the name is a bitch of a tongue twister. It's
strange
> to say and doesn't roll off the tongue very well.

Just a small detail for evvybuddy: "Postgres," -- dot-com, dot-net, and I
stopped checking after that -- have belonged to some company called, uh,
Great Bridge, in Norfolk Virginia, since April 20th.

I don't make these strange and wonderful stories up...

                                                       -dlj.


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