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Re: PostgreSQL 8.0 ??

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Lee Kindness <lkindness(at)csl(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com>,"Dominic J(dot) Eidson" <sauron(at)the-infinite(dot)org>,Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL 8.0 ??
Date: 2002-02-21 20:11:26
Message-ID: 20020221161004.C3321-100000@mail1.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 21 Feb 2002, Lee Kindness wrote:

> Guys,
>
> Vince Vielhaber writes:
>  > On Thu, 21 Feb 2002, Dominic J. Eidson wrote:
>  > > On Thu, 21 Feb 2002, Lee Kindness wrote:
>  > > > On a slightly related note, and just as whimsical nature...
>  > > > I've often wondered now many people actual say the name 'PostgreSQL',
>  > > > I mean it flows off the tongue so easily! Whereas 'Postgres' is 100
>  > > > times simpler...
>  > > As much as I get really bored when this comes up time after time..
>  > > "post-gre-sql" (And no, SQL's not pronounced sequel)
>  > The proper pronunciation is on the PostgreSQL home page in mp3 and
>  > wav formats.  The above implies that the second sylable is pronounced
>  > with a long e which is incorrect.
>
> I know how it's pronounced, I never said anything to the contrary! The
> actual fact that there is a need for the pronunciation on the webpage
> hints at my point - it's a real mouthful!
>
> And as I said this was a 'whimsical' post - I don't really care either
> way what the name is... But i'm sure most people shorten it to
> Postgres.

I shorten it to PgSQL, and just 'pronounce' the letters *shrug*

Postgres is a different project, with a different Query langauge ...


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