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Re: developer.com: PostgreSQL is the "Database ofthe year"

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, Devrim GÜNDÜZ <devrim(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Subject: Re: developer.com: PostgreSQL is the "Database ofthe year"
Date: 2008-01-19 00:33:31
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On Fri, 2008-01-18 at 15:48 -0800, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
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> On Fri, 18 Jan 2008 23:19:14 +0000
> Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> wrote:
> 
> > If we beat somebody in a fair fight, we should say so. I haven't
> > suggested running them down, just saying we beat them. If people don't
> > know who we beat, they might just think the competition was Access and
> > Ingres. 
> > 
> > Nothing wrong in giving a press release some teeth.
> 
> In general I agree with you. However we need to be careful here. For
> example, the lead in quote we have for the 8.3 press release is from a
> VP at Sun.

I think its good that we have the VP from Sun and my suggested wording
might endanger that, so I withdraw the request to mention other
companies directly.

-- 
  Simon Riggs
  2ndQuadrant  http://www.2ndQuadrant.com


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