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Re: Back on track -- 8.0 Press Release

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>
Cc: josh(at)bitbuckets(dot)com, josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Back on track -- 8.0 Press Release
Date: 2004-08-28 00:43:10
Message-ID: 20040827214239.L34829@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 27 Aug 2004, Neil Conway wrote:

> josh(at)bitbuckets(dot)com wrote:
>> August 24, 2004 - The PostgreSQL Global Development group today announced
>> the availability of the landmark 8.0 version of the PostgreSQL database.
>
> We should probably use "PostgreSQL ORDBMS" rather than "PostgreSQL database" 
> (it might be worth spelling out the acronym, not sure).
>
>> PostgreSQL, created in 1986 by UC Berkeley, is the enterprise-ready 
>> database
>> that is the collective work of over 200 developers.
>
> This suggests that (only) 200 people have contributed to PostgreSQL since 
> 1986 -- I think you mean to say that 200 people contributed to 8.0, right?
>
> Also, it might be worth mentioning some formulation of "PostgreSQL, the most 
> advanced open-source database". Repetition, repetition, repetition :)
>
>> Operability with Windows:
>
> AFAIK "operability" is not a word.

http://www.sei.cmu.edu/str/indexes/glossary/operability.html

 	- the ease of operating the software [Deutsch 88].

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