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Re: Wanted: new project slogan

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Dimitri Fontaine <dfontaine(at)hi-media(dot)com>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>, Michael Alan Brewer <mbrewer(at)gmail(dot)com>, Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)2ndquadrant(dot)it>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Wanted: new project slogan
Date: 2010-01-28 16:41:52
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On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 14:59 +0100, Dimitri Fontaine wrote:
> Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> 
> > On ons, 2010-01-27 at 11:45 -0800, Jeff Davis wrote:
> >> Many suggestions in this thread use "Database" interchangeably with
> >> "Database Management System". The latter is a little verbose, but
> >> "Database System" should be concise enough for a slogan without losing
> >> the meaning.
> >
> > You are completely right that "PostgreSQL" is not a "database", but it's
> > tempting to use it in a slogan because it's shorter and more
> > recognizable.  But "database system" is also not correct, and arguably
> > not as short and recognizable.  So you'd get the worst of both worlds
> > that way.
> 
>   http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-advocacy/2010-01/msg00053.php
> 
>   The Professional Database Solution
> 
> It's missing something yet, but hopefully with some contribution we'd
> get there.'


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